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Total crime 125%
Violent crime 103%
Property crime 129%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsNew Scotland/100k peopleAlbany/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,6555,595 (estimate)3,7591,7322,489
Murder4n/a4.12.95.0
Rape60n/a61.733.842.6
Robbery189n/a194.492.981.6
Assault483n/a496.8229.0250.2
Violent crime736769 (estimate)757359379
Burglary445n/a457.7141.9340.5
Theft2,315n/a2,381.21,166.11,549.5
Vehicle theft159n/a163.565.3219.9
Property crime2,9194,826 (estimate)3,0021,3732,110

Key findings

  • New Scotland crime rates are 125% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Scotland are 103% higher than the national average
  • In New Scotland you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Scotland is safer than 21% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in Albany has decreased by 7%

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The New Scotland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in New Scotland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The New Scotland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In New Scotland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Scotland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Scotland is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Scotland is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Scotland is 1 in 18

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

      Albany police department

      ItemNew ScotlandAlbanyNew 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
      Niverville, NY1,659123472595
      Altamont, NY1,735127487614
      Voorheesville, NY2,822142543685
      Averill Park, NY1,316144550693
      Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,325153587740
      West Sand Lake, NY2,872158604762
      Nassau, NY1,075159609768
      Albany, NY98,4257573,0023,759

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      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 New Scotland, 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.