Upper Darby Pennsylvania Overview, Population information, and History
Upper Darby is a township in Delaware County in Pennsylvania, which is in the United States. It houses the Tower Theatre which is a historic music venue that's still standing since the 1920s. The population in Upper Darby has a culture with 100 different ethnic groups. It was inhabited by the tribe of Lenape who was Native Americans before the European settlers arrived in 1653. Upper Darby is located above the city of Philadelphia, and there are small creeks that flow through the township.
Upper Darby Pennsylvania Population demographics
The estimated population in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania is 83,038 people according to the US census estimates. The population density was 14,658 people per square mile. The average median age of the population in Upper Darby is 34.6 years. The average age of males is 50.5 years and females is 50.3 years. There were 91.6 males for every 100 women.
Upper Darby Pennsylvania Crime and Arrest Statistics
With an average of 26 crimes per one thousand residents, Upper Darby is not among the cities with the highest crime rates. The chance of becoming a victim to crime in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, is one in 39. The crime rate has decreased by 2% from 2007 to 2012. The crimes that people are most likely to get convicted for in Upper Darby are Larceny-Theft, Property Crimes or Violent Crimes.
Here are the crime statistics in detail, from Upper Darby Pennsylvania:
1. Aggravated Assault
The attempt to injure another person with clear intention and no value for human life has increased in Upper Darby by 66% from 96 in 2007 to 160 in 2016.
It is an unlawful act where one steals from another with an intent to gain monetary rewards. The crime rate in Upper Darby has increased by 24% from 279 in 2007 to 347 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime are 0.418%.
In Upper Darby, the crime rate of forcible rape has increased in 2016, from 18 in 2007 to 20. It is an 11% increase.
The act of unlawfully possessing an asset that belongs to another person is larceny-theft. In Upper Darby, the crime rate has decreased by 8% from 1,876 to 1,744 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 Upper Darby has decreased by 6% since 2007 from 2,355 to 2,233 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim to this crime are 2.68%.
6. Motor Vehicle Theft
The crime rate has decreased in Upper Darby by 29% from 200 in 2007 to 142 in 2016.
7. Sex Offenders
Twenty-four registered sex offenders were living in Upper Darby, 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 446 to 1.
The number of reported crimes in Upper Darby, 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 Upper Darby, Pennsylvania is 174% higher than the Pennsylvania average which is 96% higher than the national average. Regarding the rate of violent crime in Upper Darby, the chances of you becoming a victim to these crimes are one in 147. Concerning Property crimes in Upper Darby, the chances of becoming a victim are one in 53.