Reported Annual Crime In Olean

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlean/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime468n/a (estimate)3,3551,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlean/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.14.9
Rape4n/a28.730.738.6
Robbery5n/a35.8120.9101.9
Assault17n/a121.9225.0237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)186380373
Burglary55n/a394.3223.7491.4
Theft380n/a2,724.41,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a50.277.4220.2
Property crime442n/a (estimate)3,1691,6042,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Olean, NY. The total number of reported crimes in Olean, NY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Olean, NY crime rate is 69% higher than the New York average and is 17% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Olean, NY has a violent crime rate that is 51% lower than the New York average and 50% lower than the national average. For property crime, Olean, NY is 98% higher than the New York average and 27% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Olean is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.19 daily crimes that occur in Olean.
  • Olean is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Olean you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Olean has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Olean (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Olean, NY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New York as well as national figures. In Olean, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.69 times more than the New York average and 1.17 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Olean, NY are 2.04 times less than the New York average and 2.00 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Olean, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.98 times more than the New York average and 1.27 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Olean (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Olean, NY area in comparison to other New York communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Olean, NY being safer than 56% of cities in New York and 41% 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 Olean, NY. In conclusion, Olean, NY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olean

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olean is 1 in 537
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olean is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Olean is 1 in 30
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Olean, NY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Olean, NY, you have a 1 in 537 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 32. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Olean, NY is 1 in 30.

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

The year over year crime rate for Olean, NY is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Olean, NY has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 18% in Olean, NY, while property crimes in Olean, NY have increased by 23%. Crimes in total for Olean, NY have increased by 20% year over year.

Olean police department

ItemOleanNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)38109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

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
Shinglehouse, PA97991091
Ellicottville, NY2390560560
Portville, NY1,135189798987
Weston Mills, NY1,346189799988
Allegany, NY1,868190800990
Olean, NY14,2321863,1693,355

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Berea, SC14,2305983,9064,504
East Highland Park, VA14,2352502,3762,625
White Center, WA14,2283294,0114,340
Highland Park, NJ14,22441957998
Jackson, MO14,2212011,9662,167
Olean, NY14,2321863,1693,355
Source: The Olean, 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.