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Lycoming County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Lycoming County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 25,995 total crimes reported in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (1,484 of them violent). Of the 2,600 crimes that occur a year in Lycoming County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania every 3 hours. This includes 17 murders, 135 rapes, and nearly twenty-one thousand thefts (including 1,181 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lycoming County increased by 13 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 38 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 10 years in Lycoming County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three thousand for Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Lycoming County, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Lycoming County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.