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.
The Washington Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Washington Heights 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 Washington Heights crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Washington Heights is 39% lower than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 4.63 daily crimes that occur in Washington Heights.
Washington Heights is safer than 61% of the cities in the New York.
In Washington Heights you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in New York has decreased by 6%.
Daily Crime In Washington Heights (per 100,000 people)
How Safe is Washington Heights (higher is better)
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington Heights
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 208
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 60
Year Over Year Crime In New York (per 100,000 people)
New York police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 49,283 Washington Heights 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
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 Washington Heights, 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.