Reported Annual Crime In Wantagh

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWantagh/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)854 (estimate)1,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWantagh/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a31.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a113.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a228.3248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)167 (estimate)376386
Burglaryn/an/an/a201.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a72.9236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)687 (estimate)1,5462,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Upper Brookville, NY1,63453217270
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,24753217270
Saddle Rock, NY86853217270
Atlantic Beach, NY1,57453217270
Laurel Hollow, NY1,92953217270
Bellerose, NY1,31853217270
Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27853217270
Wantagh, NY18,490167687854

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wantagh is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.34 daily crimes that occur in Wantagh.
  • Wantagh is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wantagh you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wantagh has decreased by 3%.

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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 599
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wantagh is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wantagh is 1 in 118

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

Wantagh police department

ItemWantaghNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351558,732
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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Massapequa, NY18,4932611,0731,334
Rutherford, NJ18,480691,0901,159
Bartow, FL18,5016264,4975,124
Point Pleasant, NJ18,46422854876
Palestine, TX18,4561,3192,5893,908
Wantagh, NY18,490167687854
Source: The Wantagh, 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.