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West Norriton, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for West Norriton, Pennsylvania. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how West Norriton compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for West Norriton, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,669 total crimes reported in West Norriton, Pennsylvania (383 of them violent). Of the 367 crimes that occur a year in West Norriton, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in West Norriton, Pennsylvania every 23 hours. This includes 2 murders, 35 rapes, and nearly three thousand thefts (including 205 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in West Norriton, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in West Norriton increased by 11 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 47 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 10 years in West Norriton. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly four hundred for West Norriton, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in West Norriton, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like West Norriton, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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