Reported Annual Crime In Cortland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCortland/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime288n/a (estimate)1,5031,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCortland/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a10.43.14.9
Rape10n/a52.230.738.6
Robbery5n/a26.1120.9101.9
Assault13n/a67.8225.0237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)157380373
Burglary57n/a297.4223.7491.4
Theft197n/a1,028.01,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a20.977.4220.2
Property crime258n/a (estimate)1,3461,6042,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Cortland, NY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 24% lower than the average of crimes committed in New York. It is also 47% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cortland, NY shows a crime rate that is 59% lower than the New York average. The crime rate is also 58% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cortland, NY is shown to be 16% lower than the New York average and 46% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cortland is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.12 daily crimes that occur in Cortland.
  • Cortland is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cortland you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cortland has decreased by 52%.

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Daily Crime In Cortland (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Cortland, NY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New York and on a national scale. In Cortland, NY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.32 times less than the New York average and 1.90 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Cortland, NY is 2.43 times less than the New York average and 2.38 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Cortland, NY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the New York average and 1.85 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Cortland (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Cortland, NY compared to other areas of New York, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Cortland, NY safer than 80% when compared to other New York cities, and 64% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New York, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Cortland, NY. At this time, Cortland, NY sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cortland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cortland is 1 in 639
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cortland is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cortland is 1 in 67
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Cortland, NY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Cortland, NY you have a 1 in 639 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 75 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cortland, NY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cortland, NY is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Cortland, NY has decreased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Cortland, NY has decreased by 53% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cortland, NY has decreased by 52% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cortland police department

ItemCortlandNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.93.3
There are a total of 45 Cortland police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.8% less than the New York average and 28.7% 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
Cortland West, NY1,350160675835
East Ithaca, NY2,441170718888
Tully, NY1,037185782967
Marathon, NY1,081191806997
Moravia, NY1,5121948201,014
Cortland, NY19,2181571,3461,503

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Simpsonville, SC19,2194793,1313,610
Shelbyville, IN19,2161,4133,7815,194
Melville, NY19,228155654809
West Melbourne, FL19,2081612,9693,130
Macomb, IL19,1933761,4261,803
Cortland, NY19,2181571,3461,503
Source: The Cortland, 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.