Brentwood, NY
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Brentwood, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Brentwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Brentwood is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Brentwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Brentwood has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Brentwood has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Brentwood is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Brentwood 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 Brentwood.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brentwood occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Brentwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 441. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Brentwood's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Brentwood 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 Brentwood is one in 58.

Importantly, we found that Brentwood has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Brentwood is one in 306.

Brentwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Brentwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

138

1,049

1,187

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.27

17.23

19.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brentwood 2.27
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 441

in Brentwood

1 in 263

in New York State

Brentwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 60,886
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Brentwood 17.23
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Brentwood

1 in 62

in New York State

Brentwood Property CRIMES

Population: 60,886
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Brentwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brentwood 108
New York State 41