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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 449 total crimes reported in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania (33 of them violent). Of the 56 crimes that happen every year in Wellsboro, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 56 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and greater than three hundred thefts (including 10 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Wellsboro, 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

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Wellsboro has lessened by 41%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 267%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Wellsboro. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to fifty for Wellsboro, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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