A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mount Vernon, NY is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 35% higher than the average of crimes committed in New York. It is also 8% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mount Vernon, NY shows a crime rate that is 79% higher than the New York average. The crime rate is also 67% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mount Vernon, NY is shown to be 25% higher than the New York average and 20% lower than the national average.
The Mount Vernon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mount Vernon as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Mount Vernon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 8% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.92 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 8%.
The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, NY the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the New York average and 1.09 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Mount Vernon, NY is 1.79 times more than the New York average and 1.67 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Mount Vernon, NY has a daily crime rate that is 1.25 times more than the New York average and 1.25 times less than the national average.
How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)
Are people any safer living in the Mount Vernon, NY area in comparison to other New York communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mount Vernon, NY being safer than 24% of cities in New York and 16% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New York cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Mount Vernon, NY. In conclusion, Mount Vernon, NY now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 40
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, NY, you have a 1 in 157 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 53. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon, NY is 1 in 40.
Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)
The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, NY has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Mount Vernon, NY has increased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mount Vernon, NY has increased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.
Mount Vernon police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 240 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.8% greater than the New York average and 8.3% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in New York
New York /100K
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.
Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.