Reported Annual Crime In Watervliet

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatervliet/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime235n/a (estimate)2,2971,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatervliet/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.14.9
Rape5n/a48.930.738.6
Robbery3n/a29.3120.9101.9
Assault17n/a166.2225.0237.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)244380373
Burglary37n/a361.6223.7491.4
Theft161n/a1,573.71,303.01,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a117.377.4220.2
Property crime210n/a (estimate)2,0531,6042,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Watervliet, NY. The total number of reported crimes in Watervliet, NY is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Watervliet, NY crime rate is 16% higher than the New York average and is 20% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Watervliet, NY has a violent crime rate that is 36% lower than the New York average and 34% lower than the national average. For property crime, Watervliet, NY is 28% higher than the New York average and 17% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Watervliet is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.29 daily crimes that occur in Watervliet.
  • Watervliet is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Watervliet you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Watervliet has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Watervliet (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Watervliet, NY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New York as well as national figures. In Watervliet, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the New York average and 1.24 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Watervliet, NY are 1.55 times less than the New York average and 1.52 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Watervliet, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the New York average and 1.21 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Watervliet (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Watervliet, NY area in comparison to other New York communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Watervliet, NY being safer than 57% of cities in New York and 46% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New York cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Watervliet, NY. In conclusion, Watervliet, NY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watervliet

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watervliet is 1 in 410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watervliet is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Watervliet is 1 in 44
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Watervliet, NY? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Watervliet, NY, then there is a 1 in 410 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 44 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Watervliet, NY.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Watervliet, NY is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Watervliet, NY has increased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Watervliet, NY has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Watervliet, NY has increased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Watervliet police department

ItemWatervlietNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)27109,351556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.93.3
There are a total of 27 Watervliet police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.4% less than the New York average and 19.6% less 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.

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Country Knolls, NY2,186128539666
Voorheesville, NY2,813154649803
West Sand Lake, NY2,791157664821
Averill Park, NY1,781159669828
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,337167705872
Watervliet, NY10,2502442,0532,297

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Source: The Watervliet, 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.