Bronx, NY
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Bronx, 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 Bronx is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Bronx is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Bronx is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Bronx has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bronx has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bronx 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 Bronx 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 Bronx.

For Bronx, 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 Bronx is one in 94.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bronx's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Bronx 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 Bronx is one in 54.

Bronx Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Bronx Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15,409

26,885

42,294

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.64

18.56

29.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bronx 10.64
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 94

in Bronx

1 in 263

in New York State

Bronx VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,448,668
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 108 467 5,720 9,114
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.32 3.95 6.29

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
Bronx 18.56
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Bronx

1 in 62

in New York State

Bronx Property CRIMES

Population: 1,448,668
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3,904 20,240 2,741
Rate per 1,000 2.69 13.97 1.89

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

Bronx Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bronx 1013
New York State 41