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South Whitehall, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,396 total crimes reported in South Whitehall, Pennsylvania (515 of them violent). Of the 740 crimes that happen every year in South Whitehall, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in South Whitehall, Pennsylvania every 11 hours.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in South Whitehall, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in South Whitehall has grown by 2%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 12%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in South Whitehall. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost eight hundred for South Whitehall, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in South Whitehall, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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 South Whitehall, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

South Whitehall, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for South Whitehall 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.