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West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 727 total crimes reported in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (130 of them violent). Of the 121 crimes that take place per year in West Pottsgrove, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania 121 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 3 rapes, and just about five hundred thefts (including 53 car thefts).

Total Crime in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (2002-2006, 2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001 or 2007, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in West Pottsgrove has risen by 40%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 29%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 6 years in West Pottsgrove. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two hundred for West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (2002-2006, 2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like West Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (2002-2006, 2008)

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Crime Data Information

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