Kutztown Pennsylvania Crime and Arrest Statistics, Population, and History
Kutztown is a district/borough in Berks County in Pennsylvania, which is in the United States. It was founded as a borough in 1815, and it is one of the older districts in Berks County. Germans from Southwest Germany settled in Kutztown. It is surrounded by the Blue and South Mountain ranges and encompasses the East Penn Valley.
Kutztown Pennsylvania Population demographics
The estimated population in Kutztown, Pennsylvania is 16,220 people according to the US census estimates. The population density was 291 people per square mile. The average median age of the population in Kutztown is 37.4 years. There were 89.3 males for every 100 females above the age of 18. Per capita income in Kutztown is $18,803/-
Kutztown Pennsylvania Crime and Arrest Statistics
With an average of 38 crimes per one thousand residents, Kutztown is not among the cities with the highest crime rates. The chance of becoming a victim to crime in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, is one in 27. The crime rate has decreased by 48% from 2007 to 2012. The crimes that people are most likely to get convicted for in Kutztown are Larceny-Theft, Property Crimes or Burglary.
Here are the crime statistics in detail, from Kutztown:
1. Aggravated Assault
The attempt to injure another person with clear intention and no value for human life has increased in Kutztown by 10% from 10 in 2007 to 11 in 2016.
It is an unlawful act where one steals from another with an intent to gain monetary rewards. The crime rate in Kutztown has decreased by 54% from 35 in 2007 to 15 in 2016. The possibilities of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.298%.
In Kutztown, the crime rate of forcible rape has increased in 2016, from 1 in 2007 to 2. It is a 100% increase. The chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 0.04%.
The act of unlawfully possessing an asset that belongs to another person is larceny-theft. In Kutztown, the crime rate has decreased by 52% from 152 to 73 in 2007 and 2016 respectively.
5. Property crimes
It is an unlawful act of obtaining money, property or an asset through force, aggression or threats. The crime rate of Property crime in Kutztown has decreased by 52% since 2007 from 190 to 93 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 1.848%.
6. Motor Vehicle Theft
The crime rate has decreased by in Kutztown by 17% from 6 in 2007 to 5 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.099%.
7. Sex Offenders
There were 11 registered sex offenders living in Kutztown, according to the research done by city-data as of December 16, 2018. The ratio of the number of residents to the number of sex offenders in this city is 457 to 1. The number of reported crimes in Kutztown, Pennsylvania is shown for comparison purposes, and each offense is displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people.
The statistics show that the overall crime rate in Kutztown, Pennsylvania is 30% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 50% lower than the national average. Regarding the rate of violent crime in Kutztown, your chances of becoming a victim to crimes such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder are 1 in 209. About Property crimes in Kutztown, there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime. The possibilities of becoming a victim to crimes such as motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary in Kutztown is one in 30.