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Potter County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2007 and 2008 there were 58 total crimes reported in Potter County, Pennsylvania (8 of them violent). Of the 29 crimes that take place per year in Potter County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Potter County, Pennsylvania 29 times a year.

Total Crime in Potter County, Pennsylvania (2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Potter County, Pennsylvania for 2 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Potter County has been reduced by 52%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 700%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 2 years in Potter County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to ten for Potter County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Potter County, Pennsylvania (2007-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Potter County, Pennsylvania (2007-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Potter County, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Potter County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.