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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,584 total crimes reported in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (299 of them violent). Of the 358 crimes that happen every year in Nanticoke, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 358 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 37 rapes, and almost three thousand thefts (including 173 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Nanticoke has grown by 33%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 95%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 10 years in Nanticoke. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Nanticoke, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

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Crime Data Information

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