Reported Annual Crime In Washington Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)829 (estimate)1,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/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)162 (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)667 (estimate)1,5462,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walton Park, NY2,669128526654
Rock Hill, NY1,347142583725
Florida, NY2,842145597743
Mountain Lodge Park, NY1,983148610758
Otisville, NY1,245151620771
Matamoras, PA2,337126693818
Pine Bush, NY1,564164676840
Washington Heights, NY2,218162667829

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington Heights is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.27 daily crimes that occur in Washington Heights.
  • Washington Heights is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington Heights you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington Heights has decreased by 3%.

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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 617
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 150
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 121

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Helper, UT2,218481,7191,767
Zwolle, LA2,2183391,9732,311
Water Mill, NY2,21759243301
West Dennis, MA2,219133551684
Caledonia, NY2,2192038341,037
Washington Heights, NY2,218162667829
Source: The Washington Heights, 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.