Reported Annual Crime In Rochester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,806n/a (estimate)4,7011,8712,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder27n/a12.92.85.3
Rape141n/a67.631.941.7
Robbery707n/a338.9101.398.0
Assault997n/a478.0220.8248.9
Violent crime1,872n/a (estimate)897357383
Burglary1,337n/a641.0176.3430.4
Theft5,981n/a2,867.31,270.31,694.4
Vehicle theft616n/a295.367.6237.4
Property crime7,934n/a (estimate)3,8041,5142,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Rochester, NY. All reported Rochester, NY crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Rochester, NY overall crime rate is 151% higher than in comparison to the New York average; and is also 71% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Rochester, NY, the rate is 152% higher than compared to the New York average, and 134% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Rochester, NY comes in at 151% higher than to the average seen in New York, and 61% higher than the overall national average.
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The Rochester crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rochester as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Rochester crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rochester is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.88 daily crimes that occur in Rochester.
  • Rochester is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochester has decreased by 2%.

Compare Rochester, NY Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Rochester, NY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New York as well as national figures. In Rochester, NY the total number of daily crimes is 2.51 times more than the New York average and 1.71 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Rochester, NY are 2.52 times more than the New York average and 2.34 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Rochester, NY has a daily crime rate that is 2.51 times more than the New York average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Rochester (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New York and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rochester, NY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rochester, NY has been ranked safer than 3% of other cities in the state of New York. In addition, Rochester, NY is safer than 5% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New York and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rochester, NY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rochester, NY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochester is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochester is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester is 1 in 22
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rochester, NY? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Rochester, NY, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 112. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 27 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Rochester, NY is 1 in 22.

Year Over Year Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Rochester, NY is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Rochester, NY has increased by 2% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Rochester, NY has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

Rochester police department

ItemRochesterNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)879109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.12.93.3
There are a total of 879 Rochester police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.6% greater than the New York average and 27.5% greater than the National 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
Pittsford, NY1,57393396489
Honeoye Falls, NY2,734165702867
Victor, NY2,767168710878
Churchville, NY2,093187795982
Scottsville, NY2,2661948211,015
Caledonia, NY2,1171958271,022
Spencerport, NY3,6182209341,154
Rochester, NY210,2918973,8044,701

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Modesto, CA208,5129713,9624,932
Spokane, WA212,0786277,2317,858
Birmingham, AL212,4248784,9535,831
Des Moines, IA212,8596704,4135,083
San Bernardino, CA214,5811,2913,8685,159
Rochester, NY210,2918973,8044,701
Source: The Rochester, 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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