Reported Annual Crime In Yonkers

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYonkers/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,132n/a (estimate)1,5501,9222,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYonkers/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a4.03.25.3
Rape34n/a16.831.740.4
Robbery408n/a201.9113.0102.8
Assault492n/a243.5228.3248.5
Violent crime942n/a (estimate)466376386
Burglary422n/a208.8201.7468.9
Theft1,518n/a751.21,271.01,745.0
Vehicle theft250n/a123.772.9236.9
Property crime2,190n/a (estimate)1,0841,5462,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Yonkers, NY for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Yonkers, NY is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Yonkers, NY crime rates are 19% lower than in comparison to the New York mean and are 45% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Yonkers, NY has a rate that is 24% higher than the New York average; compared to the United States, it is 21% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Yonkers, NY is 30% lower than its state's mean, and 56% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Yonkers is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.25 daily crimes that occur in Yonkers.
  • Yonkers is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Yonkers you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Yonkers has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Yonkers (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Yonkers, NY per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New York and on a national scale. In Yonkers, NY the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.24 times less than the New York average and 1.83 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Yonkers, NY is 1.24 times more than the New York average and 1.21 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Yonkers, NY has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the New York average and 2.26 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Yonkers (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New York and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Yonkers, NY? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Yonkers, NY has been ranked safer than 46% of other cities in the state of New York. In addition, Yonkers, NY is safer than 31% 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 Yonkers, NY. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Yonkers, NY is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yonkers

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yonkers is 1 in 215
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yonkers is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Yonkers is 1 in 65
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Yonkers, NY? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Yonkers, NY your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 215. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 93 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Yonkers, NY is 1 in 65.

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

A good indicator of whether Yonkers, NY is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Yonkers, NY has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Yonkers, NY has increased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Yonkers, NY has increased by 6% year over year.

Yonkers police department

ItemYonkersNew YorkNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)677109,351558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.93.3
There are a total of 677 Yonkers police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19% greater than the New York average and 4.9% 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
Northvale, NJ4,8010103103
Rockleigh, NJ5880189189
Harrington Park, NJ4,79021186207
Norwood, NJ5,82817222239
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,85445213258
Kensington, NY1,17653217270
Yonkers, NY199,7254661,0841,550

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Columbus, GA200,3036024,7575,359
Huntington Beach, CA198,7241772,2182,396
Shreveport, LA198,5719495,4576,406
Aurora, IL200,9073141,4251,739
Akron, OH198,5086164,3835,000
Yonkers, NY199,7254661,0841,550
Source: The Yonkers, 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.