Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a population of 12,791,181. In the year 2020, 21 people were killed by police in Pennsylvania, that number increased 40.0% over the previous year. The state ranks in the #29 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #43 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Blacks which represent 10.64 percent of the population followed by Hispanics at 7.08%. You are 5.98 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 36
  • 24
  • 12
  • 0
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 12,791,181
Black Population 1,360,576
Black Population % 10.64%
White Population 9,826,865
White Population % 76.83%
Hispanic Population 905,156
Hispanic Population % 7.08%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 168
Blacks killed by police 57
Whites killed by police 78
Hispanics killed by police 10
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 306.0 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 473.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 12.2%
Most dangerous city McKeesport