Lancaster, Pennsylvania 

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Crime in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Lancaster violent crime is 41.3. (The US average is 22.7)
Lancaster property crime is 54.1. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Lancaster, PA Crime History

*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
20001128.314.883.4618.8411.35988.21000.54452.2535.5
2001901.17.165.6503.8324.65387954.33760.5672.3
2002842.87.176422.3337.55738.91083.14053.3602.5
2003998.814.366.3439.3478.85438.91009.63859.1570.3
2004662.75.455.8325.9275.55567.8774.34287.5506
2005759.71.857.9341.9358.15471.59934107.7370.8
2006970.712.880.3445.2432.45773.2976.24218.6578.4
2007943.99.269.6441.7423.45960.210194473.8467.4
2008978.15.565.9439.6467.15632.41115.54183.5333.4
2009846.816.555.1442.7332.55249.71010.33956.6282.9
2010919.4999385426.45140.21048.93886.2205.1
2011846.98.462.2364.6411.75064.6892.33995.9176.4
201277311.661.5345.8354.14820.9729.83908.2182.9
2013837.18.489.3419.43204534.3742.83646.6144.9
2014679.310.1114.6278.1276.43861.8584.93158.9118
201579611.8134.9274.9374.43656.3430.13081.2145
2016820.76.7155276.4382.53646.8429.73080.6136.5
2017895.38.4163.9238.2484.83376.7346.32853.1177.4
2018701.13.3160.6153.9383.22643.9274.42228.9140.6



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Lancaster Township, Lancaster County, PA122.31,997.017,17622019
Manheim Township, PA123.81,376.440,39532018
Millersville, PA119.3895.08,38042018
West Lampeter Township, PA55.9577.916,09242018
East Lampeter Township, PA52.52,667.417,13352018



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Reading, PA702.02,242.788,466292018
Wilmington, DE1,498.14,460.270,624462019
Upper Darby Township, PA529.41,052.782,931542018
Lower Merion Township, PA48.51,461.659,796542019
Abington Township, Montgomery County, PA95.51,683.655,476632019


Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.





Reviews for Lancaster    13 Reviews

Wondering about Lancaster's Safety - 12/31/2018
I was there last weekend and was extremely favorably impressed. The only hesitation, and question, I have about the place is the high crime rate. It is hard to tell from... Read More

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Young and Old Together - 11/28/2014
Lancaster is the nation's oldest inland city located in central PA amid Amish farmlands. Walkable and soon to be bike friendly, it offers a variety of great restaurants... Read More

A Nightmare in Lancaster! - 1/27/2014
I have lived in and visited many places over my 60 years, and Lancaster, PA, is by far my least favorite. The crime is high, the air pollution is bad, urban blight is... Read More


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