Batavia, NY
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The crime rate in Batavia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Batavia is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Batavia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Batavia has a crime rate that is higher than 96% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Batavia to other communities of similar population, then Batavia crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Batavia does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Batavia does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Batavia.

For Batavia, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Batavia is one in 190.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Batavia's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Batavia a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Batavia is one in 29.

Batavia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Batavia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

79

525

604

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.26

34.98

40.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Batavia 5.26
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 190

in Batavia

1 in 263

in New York State
Batavia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,010
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 18 13 47
Rate per 1,000 0.07 1.20 0.87 3.13
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Batavia 34.98
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Batavia

1 in 62

in New York State
Batavia Property CRIMES
Population: 15,010
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 78 431 16
Rate per 1,000 5.20 28.71 1.07
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Batavia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Batavia 114
New York State 41