Reported Annual Crime In Forest Hills

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.
StatisticReportedincidentsForest Hills/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime171,2481,036 (estimate)1,9871,8712,756
StatisticReportedincidentsForest Hills/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder292n/a3.42.85.3
Rape2,375n/a27.631.941.7
Robbery13,995n/a162.4101.398.0
Assault29,771n/a345.5220.8248.9
Violent crime46,433163 (estimate)539357394
Burglary11,104n/a128.9176.3430.4
Theft107,976n/a1,253.21,270.31,694.4
Vehicle theft5,735n/a66.667.6237.4
Property crime124,815873 (estimate)1,4491,5142,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Hills is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.84 daily crimes that occur in Forest Hills.
  • Forest Hills is safer than 87% of the cities in the New York.
  • In Forest Hills you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New York has decreased by 6%.

Compare New York, NY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Forest Hills (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Forest Hills (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Hills

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Hills is 1 in 614
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Hills is 1 in 115
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Hills is 1 in 97

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

New York police department

ItemForest HillsNew YorkNew York
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49,28349,283109,351
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.95.92.9
There are a total of 49,283 Forest Hills police officers. This results in 5.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the New York average and 107.3% greater than the New York average.

Sex offenders in New York

StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
New York21,601118222
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,24750212263
Plandome, NY1,22850212263
Point Lookout, NY1,12850212263
Lattingtown, NY1,67150212263
Roslyn Estates, NY1,20050212263
Atlantic Beach, NY1,57450212263
Bellerose, NY1,31850212263
New York, NY8,461,9615391,4491,987

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727612,5363,297
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0993,2644,363
New York, NY8,461,9615391,4491,987
Source: The Forest Hills, New York, 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.
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