Reported Annual Crime In Schenectady

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSchenectady/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,695n/a (estimate)4,1371,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSchenectady/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a9.23.25.3
Rape58n/a89.031.740.4
Robbery146n/a224.1113.0102.8
Assault385n/a591.1228.3248.5
Violent crime595n/a (estimate)913376386
Burglary378n/a580.3201.7468.9
Theft1,525n/a2,341.21,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theft197n/a302.472.9236.9
Property crime2,100n/a (estimate)3,2241,5462,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Schenectady, NY. These figures on reported criminal activity in Schenectady, NY, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Schenectady, NY is 115% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New York, and when compared with the national average, is 46% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Schenectady, NY has 143% higher than violent crime rate than New York average, while remaining 136% higher than the national average. In property crime, Schenectady, NY is 109% higher than the average of New York and is 32% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Country Knolls, NY2,186126519646
Altamont, NY1,609132542673
Voorheesville, NY2,813152626778
Stillwater, NY1,880172705877
Hagaman, NY1,284173713886
Wynantskill, NY2,946175719894
Hampton Manor, NY2,129193793986
Schenectady, NY66,0559133,2244,137

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Schenectady is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.34 daily crimes that occur in Schenectady.
  • Schenectady is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Schenectady you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Schenectady has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Schenectady (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Schenectady, NY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New York as well as national figures. In Schenectady, NY the total number of daily crimes is 2.15 times more than the New York average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Schenectady, NY are 2.43 times more than the New York average and 2.36 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Schenectady, NY has a daily crime rate that is 2.09 times more than the New York average and 1.32 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Schenectady (higher is better)

How safe is Schenectady, NY compared to other cities in New York and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Schenectady, NY is safer than 19% of the cities in New York and 14% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New York and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Schenectady, NY. Overall, Schenectady, NY is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Schenectady

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Schenectady is 1 in 110
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Schenectady is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Schenectady is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Schenectady, NY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Schenectady, NY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 110. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Schenectady, NY is 1 in 25.

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

The year over year crime rate for Schenectady, NY is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Schenectady, 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 increased by 41% in Schenectady, NY, while property crimes in Schenectady, NY have increased by 18%. Crimes in total for Schenectady, NY have increased by 23% year over year.

Schenectady police department

ItemSchenectadyNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)188109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.93.3
There are a total of 188 Schenectady police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.6% less than the New York average and 13.6% 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
St. Cloud, MN66,0384354,1284,563
Davis, CA66,0931592,4452,604
Youngstown, OH66,0136473,7804,427
Palo Alto, CA65,9981082,1332,242
Camarillo, CA65,9851811,6531,833
Schenectady, NY66,0559133,2244,137
Source: The Schenectady, 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.