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Total crime 94%
Violent crime 317%
Property crime 50%
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. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast Harlem/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime177,3204,554 (estimate)2,1361,7752,346
Murder468n/a5.64.26.5
Rape2,253n/a27.128.338.4
Robbery13,182n/a158.890.673.9
Assault32,056n/a386.2240.7279.7
Violent crime47,9591,616 (estimate)578364388
Burglary13,907n/a167.5165.5314.2
Theft106,196n/a1,279.41,143.61,398.0
Vehicle theft9,258n/a111.5101.7246.0
Property crime129,3612,938 (estimate)1,5591,4111,958

Key findings

  • East Harlem crime rates are 94% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Harlem are 317% higher than the national average
  • In East Harlem you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Harlem is safer than 21% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in New York has increased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In East Harlem (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Harlem

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Harlem is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Harlem is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Harlem is 1 in 22

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

      New York police department

      ItemEast HarlemNew YorkNew York
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a49,283109,351
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.92.9

      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
      Rockleigh, NJ588000
      Haworth, NJ3,44608888
      Northvale, NJ4,80120101121
      Rye, NY15,9490127127
      Harrington Park, NJ4,7900169169
      Long Beach, NY33,67039137176
      Hasbrouck Heights, NJ12,1240242242
      New York, NY8,461,9615781,5592,136

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727222,1482,870
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      New York, NY8,461,9615781,5592,136
      Source: The East Harlem, New York, 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.