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Sunbury, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,578 total crimes reported in Sunbury, Pennsylvania (1,150 of them violent). Of the 842 crimes that transpire each year in Sunbury, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sunbury, Pennsylvania every 10 hours. This includes 3 murders, 122 rapes, and over five thousand thefts (including 275 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Sunbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Sunbury, Pennsylvania for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Sunbury has diminished by 109 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 89 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 9 years in Sunbury. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Sunbury, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Sunbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Sunbury, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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