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Whitehall, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 13,590 total crimes reported in Whitehall, Pennsylvania (607 of them violent). Of the 1,359 crimes that happen every year in Whitehall, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Whitehall, Pennsylvania every 6 hours. This includes 1 murder, 43 rapes, and almost twelve thousand thefts (including 565 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Whitehall, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Whitehall has grown by 26%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 21%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Whitehall. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than three thousand for Whitehall, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Whitehall, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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 Whitehall, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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

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