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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Sinking Spring compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 827 total crimes reported in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania (22 of them violent). Of the 103 crimes that occur a year in Sinking Spring, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania 103 times a year.

Total Crime in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Sinking Spring decreased by 37 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 67 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Sinking Spring. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eighty for Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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