Pittsburgh Crime Rate Report (Pennsylvania)

Pittsburgh crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Pittsburgh for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Pittsburgh in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 122.6% and the city property crime rate in Pittsburgh was higher than the national property crime rate average by 22.65%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Pittsburgh was higher than the violent crime rate in Pennsylvania by 145.37% and the city property crime rate in Pittsburgh was higher than the property crime rate in Pennsylvania by 66.04%.
Pittsburgh Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Pittsburgh Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Pittsburgh Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,499
Arson154
Burglary2,949
Forcible Rape66
Larceny and Theft7,678
Motor Vehicle Theft657
Murder and Manslaughter55
Robbery1,190
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)14,330
Property Crime11,284
Violent Crime2,810
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1,484
Arson75
Burglary2,940
Forcible Rape79
Larceny and Theft6,519
Motor Vehicle Theft0
Murder and Manslaughter54
Robbery1,328
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)12,278
Property Crime9,232
Violent Crime2,945

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Pittsburgh Property Crime Pittsburgh Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Pittsburgh Crime 2010 Pittsburgh Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Pittsburgh Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Pittsburgh Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Pittsburgh crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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