Reported Annual Crime In Syracuse

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSyracuse/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,229n/a (estimate)4,3251,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSyracuse/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder22n/a15.33.14.9
Rape77n/a53.530.738.6
Robbery359n/a249.3120.9101.9
Assault684n/a474.9225.0237.8
Violent crime1,142n/a (estimate)793380373
Burglary1,194n/a829.0223.7491.4
Theft3,577n/a2,483.61,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft316n/a219.477.4220.2
Property crime5,087n/a (estimate)3,5321,6042,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, 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 Syracuse, NY averages 118% higher than the rest of New York while the rate of crime on a national scale is 51% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Syracuse, NY is 109% higher than the average rate of crime in New York and 113% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 120% higher than the remainder of the state of New York and 42% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Syracuse, NY area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Syracuse is 51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.85 daily crimes that occur in Syracuse.
  • Syracuse is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Syracuse you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Syracuse has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Syracuse (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Syracuse, NY on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New York. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Syracuse, NY (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New York state wide, are 2.18 times more than the state average and 1.51 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Syracuse, NY on a daily bases are 2.09 times more than than New York average and 2.13 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Syracuse, NY are 2.20 times more than the daily state average and 1.42 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Syracuse (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Syracuse, NY in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New York as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Syracuse, NY to other cities in the state and across the country, Syracuse, NY is 10% safer than other cities of New York and 9% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New York cities and all around the United States, Syracuse, NY has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Syracuse, NY crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Syracuse

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Syracuse is 1 in 127
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Syracuse is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Syracuse is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Syracuse, NY? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Syracuse, NY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 127. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 29 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Syracuse, NY is 1 in 24.

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

The year over year crime rate for Syracuse, NY is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Syracuse, 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 1% in Syracuse, NY, while property crimes in Syracuse, NY have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Syracuse, NY have decreased by 10% year over year.

Syracuse police department

ItemSyracuseNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)534109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.93.3
There are a total of 534 Syracuse police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% greater than the New York average and 12% greater 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
Skaneateles, NY2,51394398493
Marcellus, NY1,700143604747
Cazenovia, NY2,808181763944
Liverpool, NY2,240187791978
Camillus, NY1,235189799988
Syracuse, NY144,6487933,5324,325

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hollywood, FL145,1284333,4773,909
Naperville, IL144,108871,1231,210
McKinney, TX144,0661621,6381,800
Lakewood, CO145,8805685,0125,579
Sunnyvale, CA145,9211041,5451,648
Syracuse, NY144,6487933,5324,325
Source: The Syracuse, 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.