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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 29%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Paltz/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,757 (estimate)1,7752,346
Murdern/an/an/a4.26.5
Rapen/an/an/a28.338.4
Robberyn/an/an/a90.673.9
Assaultn/an/an/a240.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)360 (estimate)364388
Burglaryn/an/an/a165.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,143.61,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a101.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,397 (estimate)1,4111,958

Key findings

  • New Paltz crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Paltz are 7% lower than the national average
  • In New Paltz you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Paltz is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Paltz has increased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In New Paltz (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Paltz

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Paltz is 1 in 278
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Paltz is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Paltz is 1 in 57

      Year Over Year Crime In New Paltz (per 100,000 people)

      New Paltz police department

      ItemNew PaltzNew 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Merritt Park, NY1,74277299376
      Clintondale, NY1,227116451567
      Rhinebeck, NY2,614121468588
      Brinckerhoff, NY2,538132513645
      Tillson, NY1,818138535673
      Stone Ridge, NY1,092138535673
      Hyde Park, NY1,927139540679
      New Paltz, NY7,0343601,3971,757

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Twin Rivers, NJ7,0342001,1891,390
      Fayetteville, TN7,0335093,3773,886
      Ridley Park, PA7,03299667766
      Archbald, PA7,036202792993
      Lexington, VA7,03698380478
      New Paltz, NY7,0343601,3971,757
      Source: The New Paltz, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.