Reported Annual Crime In Elmira

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmira/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime943n/a (estimate)3,3991,8712,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmira/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime80n/a (estimate)288357394
Vehicle theft20n/a72.167.6237.4
Property crime863n/a (estimate)3,1111,5142,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Elmira, NY. All reported Elmira, NY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Elmira, NY overall crime rate is 82% higher than in comparison to the New York average; and is also 23% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Elmira, NY, the rate is 19% lower than compared to the New York average, and 27% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Elmira, NY comes in at 105% higher than to the average seen in New York, and 32% higher than the overall national average.
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The Elmira crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Elmira 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 Elmira crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elmira is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.31 daily crimes that occur in Elmira.
  • Elmira is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elmira you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elmira has increased by 1%.

Compare Elmira, NY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Elmira (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Elmira, NY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New York as well as national figures. In Elmira, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.82 times more than the New York average and 1.23 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Elmira, NY are 1.24 times less than the New York average and 1.37 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Elmira, NY has a daily crime rate that is 2.05 times more than the New York average and 1.32 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Elmira (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Elmira, NY compared to every other city in New York as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Elmira, NY ranks safer than 38% of every city located within New York along with 31% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New York and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Elmira, NY. As a result, Elmira, NY is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elmira

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elmira is 1 in 347
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmira is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmira is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Elmira, NY? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Elmira, NY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 347. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Elmira, NY is 1 in 30.

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

Determining whether Elmira, NY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Elmira, NY has decreased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Elmira, NY has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

Elmira police department

ItemElmiraNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)91109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.93.3
There are a total of 91 Elmira police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.1% greater than the New York average and 4.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Waverly, PA1,239123648771
Horseheads North, NY2,581172730902
Painted Post, NY1,650174739913
South Corning, NY1,211182774956
Elmira Heights, NY3,8992621,1131,375
West Elmira, NY5,1173331,4121,745
Sayre, PA5,4673631,4361,800
Elmira, NY28,5832883,1113,399

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Kingman, AZ28,5864494,9525,401
West Springfield Town, MA28,5756083,8594,467
Ridgecrest, CA28,6045371,7942,331
Northampton, MA28,5345801,9502,530
Jacksonville, AR28,6619154,4535,368
Elmira, NY28,5832883,1113,399
Source: The Elmira, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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