Total crime 42%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsMelrose/100k peopleAlbany/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,6553,524 (estimate)3,7591,7322,489
Violent crime736239 (estimate)757359379
Vehicle theft159n/a163.565.3219.9
Property crime2,9193,285 (estimate)3,0021,3732,110

Key findings

  • Melrose crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melrose are 37% lower than the national average
  • In Melrose you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melrose is safer than 68% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in Albany has decreased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Melrose (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melrose

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melrose is 1 in 419
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melrose is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melrose is 1 in 29

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

      Albany police department

      ItemMelroseAlbanyNew York
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a456109,351
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.02.9

      Sex offenders in New York

      StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
      New York25,064137266
      There are a total of 25,064 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 137 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 48% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Altamont, NY1,735127487614
      Voorheesville, NY2,822142543685
      Averill Park, NY1,316144550693
      Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,325153587740
      West Sand Lake, NY2,872158604762
      Nassau, NY1,075159609768
      Menands, NY3,998177676853
      Albany, NY98,4257573,0023,759

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Renton, WA98,4993144,0424,357
      Vista, CA98,5603461,4071,753
      San Angelo, TX98,6943533,1393,493
      Davie, FL98,7172542,5772,832
      Flint, MI98,9181,3492,0863,434
      Albany, NY98,4257573,0023,759
      Source: The Melrose, Albany, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.