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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 71%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNassau/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)793 (estimate)1,7912,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a33.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a93.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a220.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)155 (estimate)351381
Burglaryn/an/an/a159.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,214.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a67.2228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)638 (estimate)1,4412,200

Key findings

  • Nassau crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nassau are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Nassau you have a 1 in 127 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nassau is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nassau has decreased by 7%

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The Nassau crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Nassau 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 Nassau crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Nassau (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nassau

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nassau is 1 in 645
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nassau is 1 in 157
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nassau is 1 in 127

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

      Nassau police department

      ItemNassauNew YorkNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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
      Kinderhook, NY1,378106436542
      Niverville, NY1,659120495615
      Averill Park, NY1,316140576716
      Chatham, NY1,470147605753
      Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,325150615765
      Valatie, NY1,533150618768
      West Sand Lake, NY2,872154633787
      Nassau, NY1,075155638793

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westlake Corner, VA1,07543359402
      Buckeystown, MD1,075118510628
      Pawnee City, NE1,0751541,1241,278
      Stillman Valley, IL1,075170816986
      Millers Falls, MA1,075160599760
      Nassau, NY1,075155638793
      Source: The Nassau, 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.