Reported Annual Crime In Wantagh

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWantagh/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)882 (estimate)1,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWantagh/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a120.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a225.0237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)169 (estimate)380373
Burglaryn/an/an/a223.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a77.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)713 (estimate)1,6042,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wantagh is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.42 daily crimes that occur in Wantagh.
  • Wantagh is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wantagh you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wantagh has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Wantagh (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wantagh

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wantagh is 1 in 593
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wantagh is 1 in 141
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wantagh is 1 in 114

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

Wantagh police department

ItemWantaghNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351556,527
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
Great Neck Gardens, NY1,11953225278
Plandome, NY1,43053225278
Point Lookout, NY1,24653225278
Roslyn Estates, NY1,19453225278
Atlantic Beach, NY1,61353225278
Wantagh, NY19,074169713882

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairwood, WA19,0882172,6412,857
Matteson, IL19,0972663,1113,377
Lynn Haven, FL19,0492542,6352,888
Clemmons, NC19,1012371,8822,119
Lake Shore, MD19,0453861,9572,343
Wantagh, NY19,074169713882
Source: The Wantagh, 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.