Reported Annual Crime In Ithaca

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 peopleIthaca/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime954n/a (estimate)3,0901,8712,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIthaca/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.22.85.3
Rape6n/a19.431.941.7
Robbery21n/a68.0101.398.0
Assault28n/a90.7220.8248.9
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)181357394
Burglary75n/a242.9176.3430.4
Theft805n/a2,607.31,270.31,694.4
Vehicle theft18n/a58.367.6237.4
Property crime898n/a (estimate)2,9091,5142,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Ithaca, NY. All reported Ithaca, 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 Ithaca, NY overall crime rate is 65% higher than in comparison to the New York average; and is also 12% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Ithaca, NY, the rate is 49% lower than compared to the New York average, and 54% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Ithaca, NY comes in at 92% higher than to the average seen in New York, and 23% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ithaca is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.47 daily crimes that occur in Ithaca.
  • Ithaca is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ithaca you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ithaca has increased by 4%.

Compare Ithaca, NY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ithaca (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ithaca, NY per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New York and on a national level. In Ithaca, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times more than the New York average and 1.12 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ithaca, NY is 1.97 times less than the New York average and 2.17 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ithaca, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.92 times more than the New York average and 1.23 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ithaca (higher is better)

How safe is Ithaca, NY compared to other cities in New York and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ithaca, NY is safer than 57% of the cities in New York and 41% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New York and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Ithaca, NY. Overall, Ithaca, NY is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ithaca

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ithaca is 1 in 552
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ithaca is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ithaca is 1 in 33
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ithaca, 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 Ithaca, NY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 552. 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 35 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 Ithaca, NY is 1 in 33.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Ithaca, 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 Ithaca, NY has decreased by 68%, while the property crime rate in Ithaca, NY has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ithaca, NY has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Ithaca police department

ItemIthacaNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)79109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.93.3
There are a total of 79 Ithaca police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.8% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northwest Ithaca, NY1,092114482595
Cayuga Heights, NY3,799121514635
Lansing, NY3,637130553684
Trumansburg, NY1,574144612757
Cortland West, NY1,247145616762
East Ithaca, NY2,514152645798
Northeast Ithaca, NY2,882153648801
Ithaca, NY30,6251812,9093,090

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Banning, CA30,6434832,1352,618
Milford Mill, MD30,6506732,9913,664
Statesboro, GA30,5973913,0123,404
Newington, CT30,5901353,0823,217
Goleta, CA30,6711651,4551,619
Ithaca, NY30,6251812,9093,090
Source: The Ithaca, 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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