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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 118%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Village/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime170,1204,120 (estimate)2,0301,7322,489
Murder319n/a3.82.95.0
Rape2,770n/a33.133.842.6
Robbery13,396n/a159.992.981.6
Assault31,336n/a374.0229.0250.2
Violent crime47,821826 (estimate)571359379
Burglary9,846n/a117.5141.9340.5
Theft106,931n/a1,276.21,166.11,549.5
Vehicle theft5,522n/a65.965.3219.9
Property crime122,2993,294 (estimate)1,4601,3732,110

Key findings

  • West Village crime rates are 66% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Village are 118% higher than the national average
  • In West Village you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Village is safer than 26% of the cities in New York
  • Year over year crime in New York has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In West Village (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Village

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Village is 1 in 122
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Village is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Village is 1 in 25

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

      New York police department

      ItemWest VillageNew 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 West Village 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 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
      Kensington, NY1,17650193243
      Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27850193243
      Atlantic Beach, NY1,57450193243
      Tuckahoe CDP, NY1,18850193243
      Great Neck Estates, NY2,82056215272
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Dumont, NJ17,78834306340
      New York, NY8,461,9615711,4602,030

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727322,3833,115
      Chicago, IL2,714,0179432,9833,926
      New York, NY8,461,9615711,4602,030
      Source: The West Village, New York, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.