Monroeville Pennsylvania Population Information, Arrest statistics and History
Monroeville is a borough in the Butler County of Pennsylvania. It is a suburb located 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. It is 19.72 square miles in size. The city is named after Joel Monroe, the first postmaster of the area. It was known as Patton Township before getting the present name in 1951.
Monroeville Pennsylvania overview
Monroeville, Pennsylvania has a population of 27,953 with seven neighborhoods. The majority population (23.6%) is those in the age group of 35 to 54. There are 12,549 homes and apartments in Monroeville. The median value of homes in the city is $ 147,590, which is average for the state of Pennsylvania and average for the country. Real estate in Monroeville is not so expensive compared to other places in the state.
38.7% of the population are college graduates. The per capita income level is $33,002, which is higher than the national average. The median income level of $58,538 is more than the US average. 8.3% of the total population were below the poverty line.
The major employers in Monroeville regarding industry sector were Healthcare (18.5%), Retail (12%), and Professional services (8.8%). White-collar workers are predominant in the township (more than 86.9%). Most people work in office administration, sales, and healthcare. More people in this borough work in math and computers compared to 95% of places in the USA. Majority of the population make use public transport for commuting.
Regarding race and ethnicity, a large majority of the population (75.7%) were Whites. Asians constituted 5.5% of the population. English is the most common language in Monroeville, followed by Indian languages. Around 7% of the residents of Monroeville were born outside the USA.
Monroeville Pennsylvania crime statistics
Monroeville has a crime index of 31, on a scale of 1-100, where one is the most unsafe and 100 the safest. The city is 31% safer than other cities in the US. There were 604 crimes committed, and the crime rate was 21.61 per 1000 residents. The crime rate in Monroeville is higher than 79% of the rest of the communities.
A comparison of violent crimes committed in Monroeville with Pennsylvania shows that the crime rate of 2.65 per 1000 of Monroeville is lesser than the Pennsylvania state average of 3.16 per 1000. A citizen has a 1 in 378 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime, which is slightly less compared to the state average.
Assault is the major crime with an incidence rate of 2.07 per 1000, which is slightly less than the US average of 2.07.
The property crime rate of Monroeville is 18.96 per 1000, which is slightly higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 17.43 per 1000. You have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime in Monroeville, which is slightly more compared to the state average. Theft is the major property crime with an incidence rate of 17.31 per 1000, which is slightly less than the US average of 17.45 per 1000.
The crime per square mile of Monroeville area is 31 per square mile, which is less compared to the Pennsylvania state data of 49 per square mile.
The township has a crime index of 31, which is slightly higher. The crime rates are high and almost as high as the rest of the state. The property crime rate is higher than the rest of the state. The crime rate is average as compared to communities of the same size. It is neither a very safe place to live in, nor very dangerous. We can conclude that Monroeville is not one of the safest places in the United States.