• All Crimes by MSA


    Public Safety / All Crimes

    Crime rates in the Pittsburgh MSA tend to be lower than those in most of our benchmark regions. In 2017, the Pittsburgh MSA ranked as the safest metro area among the benchmark peers (who reported crime data) with a low overall crime rate of 1851.3 per 100,000 residents. Violent crime in the region was the... More


  • All Crimes by Core City


    Public Safety / All Crimes

    Crime rates in the City of Pittsburgh tend to be lower than most of those in the core cities of our benchmark regions. In 2017, the City of Pittsburgh ranked as the third-safest city among the benchmark peers with a low overall crime rate of 3770.8 per 100,000 population. Violent crime and property crime in... More


  • Murder Rate per 100K Population


    Public Safety / Murder

    Murder rates in cities are consistently higher than murder rates in regions. There are two groups of cities: high murder rate cities and low murder rate cities. The Pittsburgh region and the City of Pittsburgh both have comparatively low murder rates. The Pittsburgh MSA’s murder rate per 100,000 population in 2017 was 5.4, an increase... More


  • Robbery Rate per 100K Population


    Public Safety / Robbery

    While robbery rates fluctuate in a number of cities and regions, the local rates are relatively flat and low in both the region and the City of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh MSA’s robbery rate per 100,000 population in 2017 was 71.7, an decrease of 13.5 percent from 2016’s robbery rate of 82.9 per 100,000 population and... More


  • Burglary Rate per 100K Population


    Public Safety / Burglary

    Burglary rates for regions are consistently about half the rate of burglary for cities. The rates for the Pittsburgh region and the City of Pittsburgh are consistently low. The Pittsburgh MSA’s burglary rate per 100,000 population in 2017 was 256.2, a decrease of 17.2 percent from 2016’s burglary rate and the lowest rate of all... More


  • Murder Rate Trend


    Public Safety / Murder

    Murder rates in cities are consistently higher than murder rates in regions. There are two groups of cities: high murder rate cities and low murder rate cities. The Pittsburgh region and the City of Pittsburgh both have comparatively low murder rates. More