Reported Annual Crime In Amsterdam

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmsterdam/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime527n/a (estimate)2,9261,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmsterdam/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.14.9
Rape5n/a27.830.738.6
Robbery7n/a38.9120.9101.9
Assault18n/a99.9225.0237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)167380373
Burglary124n/a688.4223.7491.4
Theft356n/a1,976.51,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a94.477.4220.2
Property crime497n/a (estimate)2,7591,6042,487
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 47% higher than in comparison to the New York mean and are 2% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Amsterdam, NY has a rate that is 56% lower than the New York average; compared to the United States, it is 55% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Amsterdam, NY is 72% higher than its state's mean, and 11% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Amsterdam is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.02 daily crimes that occur in Amsterdam.
  • Amsterdam is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Amsterdam you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Amsterdam has increased by 2%.

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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 1.47 times more than the New York average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Amsterdam, NY is 2.28 times less than the New York average and 2.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Amsterdam, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.72 times more than the New York average and 1.11 times more 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 61% of cities in New York and 47% 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 below 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 601
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Amsterdam is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Amsterdam is 1 in 35
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 601 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 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 increased by 12% and the rate of property crime in Amsterdam, NY has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Amsterdam, NY has increased by 2% year to year.

Amsterdam police department

ItemAmsterdamNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41109,351556,527
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 32.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tribes Hill, NY1,110162684846
Hagaman, NY1,284175740915
Broadalbin, NY1,649182770952
Duane Lake, NY3922861,2061,492
Niskayuna, NY5,1293101,3091,619
Amsterdam, NY18,3481672,7592,926

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elizabeth City, NC18,3434353,4453,879
McAlester, OK18,3543075,3145,622
Covington, WA18,3611333,5843,717
Winchester, KY18,3632495,2655,514
Nanuet, NY18,3662801,1801,460
Amsterdam, NY18,3481672,7592,926
Source: The Amsterdam, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.