Reported Annual Crime In Amsterdam

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmsterdam/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime347n/a (estimate)1,9401,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmsterdam/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.63.25.3
Rape9n/a50.331.740.4
Robbery9n/a50.3113.0102.8
Assault4n/a22.4228.3248.5
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)129376386
Burglary68n/a380.1201.7468.9
Theft247n/a1,380.61,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a50.372.9236.9
Property crime324n/a (estimate)1,8111,5462,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Amsterdam, NY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Amsterdam, NY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Amsterdam, NY crime rates are 1% higher than in comparison to the New York mean and are 32% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Amsterdam, NY has a rate that is 66% lower than the New York average; compared to the United States, it is 67% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Amsterdam, NY is 17% higher than its state's mean, and 26% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tribes Hill, NY757160659820
Hagaman, NY1,371173713886
Broadalbin, NY1,264180742922
Duane Lake, NY3472831,1621,445
Niskayuna, NY4,5483071,2621,569
East Glenville, NY6,5873581,4711,829
Scotia, NY7,7324391,8072,246
Amsterdam, NY18,0631291,8111,940

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amsterdam is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.31 daily crimes that occur in Amsterdam.
  • Amsterdam is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amsterdam you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amsterdam has decreased by 34%.

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Daily Crime In Amsterdam (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Amsterdam, NY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New York and on a national level. In Amsterdam, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times more than the New York average and 1.46 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Amsterdam, NY is 2.93 times less than the New York average and 3.00 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Amsterdam, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the New York average and 1.35 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Amsterdam (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Amsterdam, NY area in comparison to other New York communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Amsterdam, NY being safer than 77% of cities in New York and 62% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New York cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Amsterdam, NY. In conclusion, Amsterdam, NY now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Amsterdam

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Amsterdam is 1 in 778
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amsterdam is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amsterdam is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Amsterdam, NY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Amsterdam, NY you have a 1 in 778 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Amsterdam, NY.

Year Over Year Crime In Amsterdam (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Amsterdam, NY is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Amsterdam, NY has decreased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Amsterdam, NY has decreased by 34%. The total crime rate in Amsterdam, NY has decreased by 34% year to year.

Amsterdam police department

ItemAmsterdamNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.93.3
There are a total of 41 Amsterdam police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% less than the New York average and 32.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New York

StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
New York21,601118222
There are a total of 21,601 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 118 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 47% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Creve Coeur, MO18,0721201,5301,650
Hopkins, MN18,0772422,0802,323
Winthrop Town, MA18,0314128401,252
Vincennes, IN18,098784,7394,817
Stafford, TX18,0265163,8334,349
Amsterdam, NY18,0631291,8111,940
Source: The Amsterdam, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.