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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,509 total crimes reported in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (63 of them violent). Of the 189 crimes that occur a year in Mount Joy, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania 189 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 87 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Mount Joy decreased by 31 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 133 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Mount Joy. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to sixty for Mount Joy, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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