Lititz Pennsylvania Population Information, Arrest Statistics, and History
Lititz is a borough in the Lancaster County of Pennsylvania. It is 2.33 square miles in size. It was founded by members of the Moravian Church in 1756. Its name is derived from that of a German castle in Bohemia. Till 1855, only members of the Moravian church could live here. It has won an award of one of the coolest small towns in the USA.
Lititz Pennsylvania overview
Lititz, Pennsylvania has a population of 9,210 with seven neighborhoods. The majority population (26.2%) are from those in the age group of 35 to 54. There are 3,859 homes and apartments in Lititz. The median value of homes in the city is $ 251,875, which is very high for the state of Pennsylvania and high for the country. Real estate in Lititz is quite expensive compared to other places in the state.
34.3% of the population are college graduates. The per capita income level is $31,286, which is higher than the national average. The median income level of $53,942 is slightly lesser than that of the US average. 5.7% of the total population were below the poverty line.
The major employers in Lititz regarding industry sector were Healthcare (17.4%), Manufacturing (16.3%), and Retail (11.7%). The town has a mixed workforce of blue collar and white collar workers. It is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. Most people in the city make use public transport for commuting.
Regarding race and ethnicity, a large majority of the population (92.8%) were Whites. Asians constituted 2% of the population. English is the most common language in Lititz, followed by Spanish and Asian languages. Around 4.3% of the residents of Lititz were born outside the USA.
Lititz Pennsylvania crime statistics
Lititz has a crime index of 92, on a scale of 1-100, where one is the most unsafe and 100 the safest. The city is 92% safer than other cities in the US. There were 39 crimes committed, and the crime rate was 4.23 per 1000 residents. The crime rate in Lititz is very less compared to the rest of the state.
A comparison of violent crimes committed in Lititz with Pennsylvania shows that the crime rate of 0.22 per 1000 of Lititz was almost insignificant compared to the Pennsylvania state average of 3.16 per 1000. A citizen has a 1 in 4,605 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime, which is much lesser than the state average. There was just one case each of rape and robbery reported.
The property crime rate of Lititz is 4.02 per 1000, which is very less compared the Pennsylvania state average of 17.43 per 1000. You have a 1 in 249 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime in Lititz, which is very less compared to the state average. The average rate of thefts was 3.58 per 1000, which was very less compared to the US average of 17.45 per 1000.
The crime per square mile of Lititz area is 17 per square mile, which is very less compared to the Pennsylvania state data of 49 per square mile.
The township has a crime index of 92, which indicates that it is very safe. All the parameters, namely violent crime rate, property crime rate, and the crime per square mile are very less compared to not only the rest of the state but also the rest of the country. With its low crime rates and chances of being a victim of crime very less, there is no doubt that Lititz is one of the safest places to live in the entire country.