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Wilkes-Barre Crime Rate Report (Pennsylvania)

Wilkes-Barre crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 10 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Wilkes-Barre for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Wilkes-Barre in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 18.52% and the city property crime rate in Wilkes-Barre was higher than the national property crime rate average by 50.5%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Wilkes-Barre was higher than the violent crime rate in Pennsylvania by 30.64% and the city property crime rate in Wilkes-Barre was higher than the property crime rate in Pennsylvania by 103.76%.

Property and Violent Crime
Wilkes-Barre Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Wilkes-Barre Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Wilkes-Barre Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault70
Arson8
Burglary352
Forcible Rape13
Larceny and Theft1,373
Motor Vehicle Theft89
Murder and Manslaughter2
Robbery111
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,008
Property Crime1,814
Violent Crime196
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault57
Arson7
Burglary308
Forcible Rape16
Larceny and Theft1,070
Motor Vehicle Theft37
Murder and Manslaughter6
Robbery98
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)1,612
Property Crime1,418
Violent Crime178

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Wilkes-Barre Property Crime

Wilkes-Barre Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Wilkes-Barre Crime 2010

Wilkes-Barre Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Wilkes-Barre Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Wilkes-Barre Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Wilkes-Barre, 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 Wilkes-Barre crime report data for 2014 was projected from 10 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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