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Allentown, Pennsylvania, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 47. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Allentown, Pennsylvania, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 54. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMEAllentown, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Violent Crime  47.131.1
  Property Crime  53.638.1


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Crime Ridden with No Plan
Allentown is crime ridden and its gotten worse over the years.My entire apartment complex was robbed along with three neighbors car stereos stolen within just a few... (read more)
stay away if your a good, moral person who wants
Allentown is not like how it used to be 30 years ago...i wish i did my research then when i was moving lol....this place is crime, drug infested! i would not recommend... (read more)
Lots to do here
This is a beautiful place, kept clean by weekly street sweeping. A multitude of parks exist including the exceptional Rose Garden and sports fields, and people use them... (read more)
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Great Place to Live
Allentown is a great place to live and raise a family. We have lived in in a historic house in center city for the last 12 years and just love it. We have two children... (read more)
Allentown is on the right track
More and more new people seem to find something to love about Allentown every day, making up for the negative, self-loathing denizens that have characterized the city's... (read more)
I Got Out!!!
I lived in Allentown for almost three years, from 2002-2005. It was one of the most challenging times in my life. I moved there from the Bay Area, and have lived in... (read more)
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