Changes in Crime by Neighborhood

The recent release of Philadelphia crime data going back to 2006 allows us to analyze changes in crime from year to year. On the whole, violent crime has decreased across the city. But, on the neighborhood level, crime has stayed the same or even increased in some areas since 2007. Related Story →

Percent Change Total Crimes Violent Crimes Property Crimes
2007 vs 2012

The homicide data used here is a more inclusive count than what is reported at PhillyPolice.com. Read more about the differences here.


Crime Data: City of Philadelphia; Philadelphia Neighborhoods Polygons: Azavea Incorporated, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.