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Plumstead, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 7,105 total crimes reported in Plumstead, Pennsylvania (350 of them violent). Of the 789 crimes that happen every year in Plumstead, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Plumstead, Pennsylvania every 11 hours. This includes 7 murders, 34 rapes, and almost six thousand thefts (including 431 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Plumstead, Pennsylvania (2000-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Plumstead, Pennsylvania for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Plumstead has lessened by 33%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 200%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 9 years in Plumstead. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Plumstead, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Plumstead, Pennsylvania (2000-2008)

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 Plumstead, Pennsylvania (2000-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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