Crime indices are based on anticipated crimes per 1,000 population in a neighborhood. Crime density is based on anticipated crimes per square mile. This is common in neighborhoods that have smaller populations, but quite a number of crimes per 1,000 neighborhood population. When those same crimes are looked at from a “crimes per square mile” perspective, the numbers are low because when computed, there are not many crimes per square mile.
Q. How can an area have high violent and property crime, but below average Crimes per Square Mile?
Modified on: Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 at 1:46 PM
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