Reported Annual Crime In Washington Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)856 (estimate)1,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/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)164 (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)692 (estimate)1,6042,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington Heights is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.35 daily crimes that occur in Washington Heights.
  • Washington Heights is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington Heights you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington Heights has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 610
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 117

Year Over Year Crime In Washington Heights (per 100,000 people)

Washington Heights police department

ItemWashington HeightsNew 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
Walton Park, NY2,669129546675
Rock Hill, NY1,347143605749
Florida, NY2,842147620767
Mountain Lodge Park, NY1,983150633782
Otisville, NY1,245152643796
Washington Heights, NY2,218164692856

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Zwolle, LA2,2183232,0062,329
Helper, UT2,21801,5031,503
Caledonia, NY2,2192058661,071
Glendale, OH2,21946406452
San Juan Bautista, CA2,2191881,1571,345
Washington Heights, NY2,218164692856
Source: The Washington Heights, 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.