Reported Annual Crime In Glens Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlens Falls/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime253n/a (estimate)1,7801,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlens Falls/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.03.25.3
Rape5n/a35.231.740.4
Robbery3n/a21.1113.0102.8
Assault24n/a168.9228.3248.5
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)232376386
Burglary32n/a225.2201.7468.9
Theft187n/a1,315.81,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a7.072.9236.9
Property crime220n/a (estimate)1,5481,5462,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Glens Falls, NY is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Glens Falls, NY. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Glens Falls, NY averages 7% lower than the rest of New York while the rate of crime on a national scale is 37% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Glens Falls, NY is 38% lower than the average rate of crime in New York and 40% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands equal to the remainder of the state of New York and 37% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Glens Falls, NY area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Luzerne, NY1,142171702872
Schuylerville, NY1,667181746927
Corinth, NY2,5542138751,088
South Glens Falls, NY3,5752419901,231
Warrensburg, NY3,2262501,0281,278
Fort Edward, NY3,3262611,0751,336
Glens Falls North, NY8,6453641,4951,858
Glens Falls, NY14,5742321,5481,780

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glens Falls is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.88 daily crimes that occur in Glens Falls.
  • Glens Falls is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glens Falls you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glens Falls has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Glens Falls (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Glens Falls, 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 Glens Falls, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.08 times less than the New York average and 1.59 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glens Falls, NY is 1.62 times less than the New York average and 1.66 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glens Falls, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times more than the New York average and 1.58 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Glens Falls (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Glens Falls, NY compared to every other city in New York as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Glens Falls, NY ranks safer than 68% of every city located within New York along with 52% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New York and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Glens Falls, NY. As a result, Glens Falls, NY is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glens Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glens Falls is 1 in 431
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glens Falls is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in Glens Falls is 1 in 57
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Glens Falls, NY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Glens Falls, NY, then there is a 1 in 431 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 65. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 57 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Glens Falls, NY.

Year Over Year Crime In Glens Falls (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Glens Falls, 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 Glens Falls, NY has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Glens Falls, NY has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Glens Falls, NY has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Glens Falls police department

ItemGlens FallsNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.93.3
There are a total of 33 Glens Falls police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% less than the New York average and 31.8% 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
Colesville, MD14,5742881,3941,682
South Farmingdale, NY14,5762681,1011,369
Thibodaux, LA14,5706174,0654,682
Bull Run, VA14,5702392,0372,276
Avon, IN14,5704283,9244,351
Glens Falls, NY14,5742321,5481,780
Source: The Glens Falls, 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.