Reading Crime Rate Report (Pennsylvania)

Reading 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 Reading for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Reading in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 133.52% and the city property crime rate in Reading was higher than the national property crime rate average by 52.98%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Reading was higher than the violent crime rate in Pennsylvania by 157.41% and the city property crime rate in Reading was higher than the property crime rate in Pennsylvania by 107.11%.
Reading Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Reading Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Reading Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault352
Arson29
Burglary1,425
Forcible Rape21
Larceny and Theft1,582
Motor Vehicle Theft655
Murder and Manslaughter10
Robbery384
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,548
Property Crime3,662
Violent Crime767
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault275
Arson6
Burglary1,238
Forcible Rape12
Larceny and Theft1,225
Motor Vehicle Theft759
Murder and Manslaughter3
Robbery346
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,098
Property Crime3,212
Violent Crime636

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Reading Property Crime Reading Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Reading Crime 2010 Reading Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Reading Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Reading Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Reading, 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 Reading 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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