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A snapshot of sexual offenders in Pennsylvania

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August 23, 2019

Under Pennsylvania’s Sexual Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), 8,133 people were sentenced as sexual offenders between 2014 to 2018, and were charged with 36,764 offenses. Of those sexual offenders who were sentenced, 50% were between the ages of 19-35, and 39% were charged with child pornography.

The infographic below highlights key data and demographics about sexual offenders in Pennsylvania.  Download a high-resolution version of the graphic.

A snapshot of sexual offenders in Pennsylvania

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Editor’s Note:

County-level numbers of criminal cases sentenced from 1/1/2014 through 12/31/2018 for a SORNA offense; Grouped by County

County

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Grand Total

Percentage of Total

Adams

9

17

20

27

16

89

1.04%

Allegheny

141

144

156

130

170

741

8.64%

Armstrong

4

10

8

7

10

39

0.45%

Beaver

13

13

14

21

19

80

0.93%

Bedford

5

12

12

10

18

57

0.66%

Berks

44

57

51

53

42

247

2.88%

Blair

20

23

28

21

22

114

1.33%

Bradford

21

17

10

13

16

77

0.90%

Bucks

40

52

40

64

45

241

2.81%

Butler

16

14

14

6

11

61

0.71%

Cambria

22

12

19

15

21

89

1.04%

Cameron

0

2

3

1

2

8

0.09%

Carbon

9

12

20

20

12

73

0.85%

Centre

10

22

17

12

20

81

0.94%

Chester

29

41

52

57

55

234

2.73%

Clarion

5

3

8

7

13

36

0.42%

Clearfield

10

8

13

10

9

50

0.58%

Clinton

4

11

2

6

8

31

0.36%

Columbia

7

4

8

12

2

33

0.38%

Crawford

15

17

22

16

20

90

1.05%

Cumberland

30

32

30

27

32

151

1.76%

Dauphin

60

54

64

69

80

327

3.81%

Delaware

75

76

57

73

60

341

3.97%

Elk

4

5

1

4

4

18

0.21%

Erie

44

29

32

32

35

172

2.00%

Fayette

46

19

12

29

24

130

1.51%

Forest

1

2

0

1

2

6

0.07%

Franklin

23

31

27

32

31

144

1.68%

Fulton

2

8

2

4

3

19

0.22%

Greene

6

5

18

6

1

36

0.42%

Huntingdon

8

9

10

8

14

49

0.57%

Indiana

12

12

6

9

12

51

0.59%

Jefferson

7

8

13

14

12

54

0.63%

Juniata

3

4

8

2

6

23

0.27%

Lackawanna

20

32

26

38

26

142

1.65%

Lancaster

56

76

131

100

94

457

5.33%

Lawrence

9

6

12

7

17

51

0.59%

Lebanon

26

35

38

26

32

157

1.83%

Lehigh

16

26

19

29

24

114

1.33%

Luzerne

39

48

38

40

60

225

2.62%

Lycoming

12

15

20

13

15

75

0.87%

McKean

16

4

6

13

4

43

0.50%

Mercer

19

18

18

30

33

118

1.38%

Mifflin

5

5

2

15

8

35

0.41%

Monroe

31

26

33

29

25

144

1.68%

Montgomery

51

67

77

71

74

340

3.96%

Montour

0

2

3

2

6

13

0.15%

Northampton

22

22

27

39

29

139

1.62%

Northumberland

8

29

7

18

10

72

0.84%

Perry

11

5

5

9

7

37

0.43%

Philadelphia

230

210

219

312

339

1,310

15.27%

Pike

7

7

3

6

6

29

0.34%

Potter

7

5

9

0

7

28

0.33%

Schuylkill

10

26

10

21

18

85

0.99%

Snyder

4

3

3

2

7

19

0.22%

Somerset

11

9

8

3

10

41

0.48%

Sullivan

0

0

1

0

0

1

0.01%

Susquehanna

10

5

4

2

3

24

0.28%

Tioga

6

5

2

4

12

29

0.34%

Union

4

4

11

5

4

28

0.33%

Venango

6

10

13

14

16

59

0.69%

Warren

13

13

9

9

7

51

0.59%

Washington

12

37

20

16

26

111

1.29%

Wayne

5

8

4

8

5

30

0.35%

Westmoreland

29

37

35

75

40

216

2.52%

Wyoming

4

3

12

3

6

28

0.33%

York

52

49

79

77

81

338

3.94%

Grand Total

1,496

1,632

1,701

1,854

1,898

8,581

 

 

 

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