Chester, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 5 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Chester is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 82% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chester is one in 186. Compared to communities within New York, Chester‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 76% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Chester, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Chester than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4091, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Chester is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Chester than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 195.

Chester Crime Data

 

Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Chester Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

21

22

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.24

5.13

5.38

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.24
3.59
National Median: 4
    Chester
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,091

in Chester

1 in 279

in New York State

Chester VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,091
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.00 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.13
13.73
National Median: 21
    Chester
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 195

in Chester

1 in 73

in New York State

Chester Property CRIMES

Population: 4,091
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 21 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 5.13 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Chester Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
10
35
National Median: 28.3
    Chester
    New York