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Perkiomen, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,090 total crimes reported in Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (145 of them violent). Of the 156 crimes that transpire each year in Perkiomen, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Perkiomen, Pennsylvania 156 times a year.

Total Crime in Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (1999, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, 2001 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Perkiomen, Pennsylvania for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Perkiomen has climbed by 52 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 44 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 7 years in Perkiomen. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two hundred for Perkiomen, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (1999, 2003-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Perkiomen, Pennsylvania (1999, 2003-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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