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Plum, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,101 total crimes reported in Plum, Pennsylvania (56 of them violent). Of the 220 crimes that happen every year in Plum, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Plum, Pennsylvania 220 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 14 rapes, and greater than seven hundred thefts (including 29 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Plum, Pennsylvania (1999, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Plum, Pennsylvania for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Plum has lessened by 80%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 33%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Plum. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Plum, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Plum, Pennsylvania (1999, 2005-2008)

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 Plum, Pennsylvania (1999, 2005-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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