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Montgomery, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Montgomery, Pennsylvania. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Montgomery compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Montgomery, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,711 total crimes reported in Montgomery, Pennsylvania (114 of them violent). Of the 571 crimes that take place per year in Montgomery, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Montgomery, Pennsylvania every 15 hours.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Montgomery, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Montgomery has risen by 49%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 11%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Montgomery. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least eight hundred for Montgomery, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Montgomery, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Montgomery, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Montgomery, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Montgomery 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.