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Total crime 90%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 91%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShelter Island/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)243 (estimate)1,7322,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a33.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a92.981.6
Assaultn/an/an/a229.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)50 (estimate)359379
Burglaryn/an/an/a141.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,166.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a65.3219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)1,3732,110

Key findings

  • Shelter Island crime rates are 90% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shelter Island are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Shelter Island you have a 1 in 412 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shelter Island is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shelter Island has decreased by 3%

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The Shelter Island crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Shelter Island 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 Shelter Island crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Shelter Island (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shelter Island

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shelter Island is 1 in 1985
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shelter Island is 1 in 519
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shelter Island is 1 in 412

      Year Over Year Crime In Shelter Island (per 100,000 people)

      Shelter Island police department

      ItemShelter IslandNew YorkNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10109,351558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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
      East Hampton, NY1,22050193243
      Bridgehampton, NY1,27350193243
      Shelter Island Heights, NY1,38650193243
      Laurel, NY1,08350193243
      Amagansett, NY1,05550193243
      Water Mill, NY2,34956215272
      Sag Harbor, NY2,13256215272
      Shelter Island, NY1,45350193243

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rainelle, WV1,453154770924
      Woxall, PA1,45343197240
      Greenwich, OH1,4531359471,082
      St. Regis Park, KY1,45330266297
      Ohkay Owingeh, NM1,4523331,2451,578
      Shelter Island, NY1,45350193243
      Source: The Shelter Island, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.