Reported Annual Crime In West Hempstead

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hempstead/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,425 (estimate)1,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hempstead/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)279 (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)1,146 (estimate)1,5462,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Point Lookout, NY1,24653217270
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,25953217270
Roslyn Estates, NY1,19453217270
Huntington Bay, NY1,44153217270
Laurel Hollow, NY1,72053217270
Great Neck Gardens, NY1,11953217270
Lattingtown, NY1,59453217270
West Hempstead, NY18,8012791,1461,425

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Hempstead is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.9 daily crimes that occur in West Hempstead.
  • West Hempstead is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Hempstead you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Hempstead has decreased by 3%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hempstead

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hempstead is 1 in 359
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hempstead is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hempstead is 1 in 71

Year Over Year Crime In West Hempstead (per 100,000 people)

West Hempstead police department

ItemWest HempsteadNew 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

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Mokena, IL18,804251,2951,320
Glassboro, NJ18,7981772,0012,177
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White Oak, OH18,8142842,4402,723
Twinsburg, OH18,784106694799
West Hempstead, NY18,8012791,1461,425
Source: The West Hempstead, 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.