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Union County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 8,316 total crimes reported in Union County, Pennsylvania (484 of them violent). Of the 832 crimes that transpire each year in Union County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Union County, Pennsylvania every 10 hours. This includes 7 murders, 47 rapes, and close to seven thousand thefts (including 484 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Union County, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Union County has climbed by 67 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 86 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Union County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Union County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Union County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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 counties like Union County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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