Kennett Square, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Kennett Square has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kennett Square is 1 in 75. How does Kennett Square fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Kennett Square's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Pennsylvania communities.

How does the crime rate in Kennett Square compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Kennett Square with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Kennett Square's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Kennett Square does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Kennett Square.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Kennett Square's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Kennett Square is one in 564.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Kennett Square; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Kennett Square Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Kennett Square Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

72

83

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.77

11.61

13.38

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.77
3.06
National Median: 4
    Kennett Square
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 564

in Kennett Square

1 in 326

in Pennsylvania

Kennett Square VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,202
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.61
14.03
National Median: 21
    Kennett Square
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 86

in Kennett Square

1 in 71

in Pennsylvania

Kennett Square Property CRIMES

Population: 6,202
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Kennett Square Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
77
41
National Median: 28.3
    Kennett Square
    Pennsylvania