Reported Annual Crime In Jamestown

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 peopleJamestown/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,044n/a (estimate)3,5531,7912,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJamestown/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.42.95.0
Rape48n/a163.433.642.6
Robbery28n/a95.393.186.2
Assault150n/a510.5220.9246.8
Violent crime227n/a (estimate)773351381
Burglary191n/a650.0159.3376.0
Theft602n/a2,048.71,214.01,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a81.767.2228.9
Property crime817n/a (estimate)2,7801,4412,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Jamestown, NY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Jamestown, NY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Jamestown, NY crime rates are 98% higher than in comparison to the New York mean and are 38% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Jamestown, NY has a rate that is 120% higher than the New York average; compared to the United States, it is 103% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Jamestown, NY is 93% higher than its state's mean, and 26% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jamestown is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.73 daily crimes that occur in Jamestown.
  • Jamestown is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jamestown you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jamestown has decreased by 18%.

Compare Jamestown, NY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jamestown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Jamestown, NY for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New York as well as those across America as a whole. The Jamestown, NY total amount of daily offenses is 1.98 times more than the New York average and 1.38 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Jamestown, NY is 2.20 times more than the New York average, and it is 2.03 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Jamestown, NY has a daily crime figure that is 1.93 times more than the New York average and 1.26 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Jamestown (higher is better)

How safe is Jamestown, NY compared to other cities in New York and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jamestown, NY is safer than 18% of the cities in New York and 12% 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 Jamestown, NY. Overall, Jamestown, NY is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jamestown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jamestown is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jamestown is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jamestown is 1 in 29
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jamestown, NY? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Jamestown, NY, you have a 1 in 130 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jamestown, NY is 1 in 29.

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

A good indicator of whether Jamestown, NY is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Jamestown, NY has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Jamestown, NY has decreased by 22% year over year. The number of total crimes in Jamestown, NY has decreased by 18% year over year.

Jamestown police department

ItemJamestownNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.93.3
There are a total of 71 Jamestown police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.6% less than the New York average and 30% less than the National average.

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
Russell, PA1,33472351423
Chautauqua, NY567141582723
North Warren, PA1,952125609734
Mayville, NY1,375184758942
Jamestown West, NY2,272186765951
Lakewood, NY2,919189776965
Celoron, NY1,209192792984
Jamestown, NY30,3457732,7803,553

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago Heights, IL30,3498721,0691,941
Lake Stevens, WA30,3521881,0631,251
Morgantown, WV30,3642661,6201,886
Manchester, CT30,3641742,2032,377
Plainfield, IN30,3182762,3582,635
Jamestown, NY30,3457732,7803,553
Source: The Jamestown, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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