Reported Annual Crime In Washington Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)884 (estimate)1,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington Heights/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a31.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a113.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a228.3248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)173 (estimate)376386
Burglaryn/an/an/a201.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a72.9236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)711 (estimate)1,5462,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington Heights is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.42 daily crimes that occur in Washington Heights.
  • Washington Heights is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington Heights you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington Heights has increased by 3%.

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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 579
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 141
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Heights is 1 in 114

Year Over Year Crime In Washington Heights (per 100,000 people)

Washington Heights police department

ItemWashington HeightsNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

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
Rock Hill, NY1,627131539670
Walton Park, NY2,234144593737
Florida, NY2,841156641797
Otisville, NY1,067157644800
Matamoras, PA2,336124685809
Mountain Lodge Park, NY1,726168689857
Wurtsboro, NY1,122169694863
Washington Heights, NY2,297173711884

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Creston, OH2,2971421,2171,358
Mountain Lake Park, MD2,2982701,3051,575
Dillingham, AK2,2962,1082,5224,630
De Leon, TX2,2961881,5951,782
Breezy Point, MN2,29885849934
Washington Heights, NY2,297173711884
Source: The Washington Heights, NY crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.