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Towanda, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 427 total crimes reported in Towanda, Pennsylvania (42 of them violent). Of the 61 crimes that happen every year in Towanda, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Towanda, Pennsylvania 61 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 12 rapes, and greater than three hundred thefts (including 11 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Towanda, Pennsylvania (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Towanda, Pennsylvania for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Towanda has grown by 45%. During the same interval, violent crime didn't change. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 7 years in Towanda. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than ninety for Towanda, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Towanda, Pennsylvania (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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 Towanda, Pennsylvania (2001-2003, 2005-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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