From January 2005 through July 2015:
- Robbery rates declined, remaining among the lowest in the Pittsburgh Today comparison group.
- Robbery was most prevalent in neighborhoods historically beset by violent crime, including Homewood, Garfield and the North Side.
- Victims of robbery were disproportionately young and male, with high rates of victimization among African Americans.
- Robbery clearance rates were higher than those of comparable cities, but varied depending on the location of the crime and the demographics of the victim.