Reported Annual Crime In Upper West Side

StatisticReportedincidentsUpper West Side/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179,948842 (estimate)2,1041,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidentsUpper West Side/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder352n/a4.13.14.9
Rape2,244n/a26.230.738.6
Robbery16,946n/a198.2120.9101.9
Assault30,546n/a357.2225.0237.8
Violent crime50,088234 (estimate)586380373
Burglary14,098n/a164.9223.7491.4
Theft108,376n/a1,267.41,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft7,386n/a86.477.4220.2
Property crime129,860607 (estimate)1,5191,6042,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Upper West Side is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.31 daily crimes that occur in Upper West Side.
  • Upper West Side is safer than 83% of the cities in the New York.
  • In Upper West Side you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New York has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Upper West Side (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Upper West Side

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Upper West Side is 1 in 427
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Upper West Side is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of crime in Upper West Side is 1 in 119

Year Over Year Crime In New York (per 100,000 people)

New York police department

ItemUpper West SideNew YorkNew York
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,28349,283109,351
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.95.92.9
There are a total of 49,283 Upper West Side police officers. This results in 5.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the New York average and 107.3% greater than the New York 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
Rockleigh, NJ508000
Harrington Park, NJ4,73642125167
Norwood, NJ5,7690188188
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Atlantic Beach, NY1,61353225278
New York, NY8,354,8895861,5192,104

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Los Angeles, CA3,862,2106352,3602,994
Chicago, IL2,712,6089042,9463,850
New York, NY8,354,8895861,5192,104
Source: The Upper West Side, New York, 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.