Columbia, PA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
195
Total Crimes
1,868.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.25%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Columbia, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbia is 1,868.5 per 100,000 people. That's -27.25% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 4.04% higher than the Pennsylvania total crime rate of 1,795.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Columbia SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8

How Does Columbia Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbia
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 195 1,868.5 1,795.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 4 38.3 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 11 105.4 188.0 246.8
Violent Crime 19 182.1 306.0 368.9
Burglary 21 201.2 211.6 376.0
Larceny 146 1,399.0 1,175.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 9 86.2 102.4 228.9
Property Crime 176 1,686.5 1,489.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Columbia

19
Violent Crimes
182.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-50.65%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 549.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbia each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbia is 182.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.65% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -40.51% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbia

176
Property Crimes
1,686.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-23.32%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 59.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbia each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbia is 1,686.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -23.32% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 13.19% higher than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,489.9 per 100,000 people.

Columbia Crime Compared To Pennsylvania Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Pennsylvania.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Columbia

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Longview, WA 37,720 1,460 3,870.6 3,579.0 291.6
Battle Ground, WA 21,002 436 2,076.0 1,923.6 152.4
St. Helens, OR 13,800 225 1,630.4 1,478.3 152.2
Kelso, WA 12,164 538 4,422.9 3,995.4 427.5
Ridgefield, WA 8,552 98 1,145.9 1,052.4 93.5
Scappoose, OR 7,345 75 1,021.1 844.1 177.0
Woodland, WA 6,228 240 3,853.6 3,757.2 96.3
La Center, WA 3,258 19 583.2 521.8 61.4
Kalama, WA 2,737 42 1,534.5 1,461.5 73.1
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