Reported Annual Crime In Lackawanna

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLackawanna/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime506n/a (estimate)2,8251,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLackawanna/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.63.14.9
Rape14n/a78.230.738.6
Robbery23n/a128.4120.9101.9
Assault61n/a340.5225.0237.8
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)553380373
Burglary73n/a407.5223.7491.4
Theft305n/a1,702.71,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft29n/a161.977.4220.2
Property crime407n/a (estimate)2,2721,6042,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Lackawanna, 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 Lackawanna, 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 Lackawanna, NY averages 42% higher than the rest of New York while the rate of crime on a national scale is 1% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Lackawanna, NY is 46% higher than the average rate of crime in New York and 48% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 42% higher than the remainder of the state of New York and 9% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Lackawanna, NY area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lackawanna is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.74 daily crimes that occur in Lackawanna.
  • Lackawanna is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lackawanna you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lackawanna has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Lackawanna (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lackawanna, NY is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New York and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lackawanna, NY are 1.42 times more than the New York average and 1.01 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lackawanna, NY are 1.46 times more than than New York and 1.48 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lackawanna, NY are 1.42 times more than than New York and 1.09 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lackawanna (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lackawanna, NY area in comparison to other New York communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lackawanna, NY being safer than 30% of cities in New York and 20% 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 Lackawanna, NY. In conclusion, Lackawanna, NY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lackawanna

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lackawanna is 1 in 181
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lackawanna is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lackawanna is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lackawanna, NY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lackawanna, NY you have a 1 in 181 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lackawanna, NY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lackawanna, NY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Lackawanna, NY has increased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Lackawanna, NY has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Lackawanna, NY has increased by 4% year to year.

Lackawanna police department

ItemLackawannaNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)54109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.93.3
There are a total of 54 Lackawanna police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.4% greater than the New York average and 9.3% 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
Clarence Center, NY2,069144607750
Billington Heights, NY1,445144610754
Clarence, NY2,811165698863
Elma Center, NY2,606170718888
Angola on the Lake, NY1,720175740916
Lackawanna, NY18,0375532,2722,825

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Bonney Lake, WA18,0401362,3572,492
Cinco Ranch, TX18,0281681,1551,323
Hyattsville, MD18,0494515,5686,020
Florida Ridge, FL18,0565793,5244,103
Lenoir, NC18,0612194,5004,719
Lackawanna, NY18,0375532,2722,825
Source: The Lackawanna, 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.