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West Chester Crime Rate Report (Pennsylvania)

West Chester crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 20 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in West Chester for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2018.

The city violent crime rate for West Chester in 2018 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 52.1% and the city property crime rate in West Chester was lower than the national property crime rate average by 30.79%.

In 2018 the city violent crime rate in West Chester was lower than the violent crime rate in Pennsylvania by 40.44% and the city property crime rate in West Chester was higher than the property crime rate in Pennsylvania but only by 2.17%.

Property and Violent Crime
West Chester Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
West Chester Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

West Chester Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2018 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault18
Arson0
Burglary46
Larceny and Theft244
Motor Vehicle Theft19
Murder and Manslaughter1
Rape7
Robbery11
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)405
Property Crime309
Violent Crime37
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault16
Arson6
Burglary24
Larceny and Theft205
Motor Vehicle Theft3
Murder and Manslaughter0
Rape10
Robbery9
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)327
Property Crime231
Violent Crime35

Property and Violent Crime Totals

West Chester Property Crime

West Chester Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

West Chester Crime 2018

West Chester Crime 2021

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

West Chester Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

West Chester Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this West Chester, 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 West Chester crime report data for 2021 was projected from 20 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2018.

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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