Cohoes, NY
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Cohoes, NY crime analytics


Cohoes has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cohoes is 1 in 60. How does Cohoes fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Cohoes's crime rate is lower than approximately 24% of New York communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cohoes 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 Cohoes; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 435. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cohoes; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Cohoes Crime Data

 
Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Cohoes Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

237

275

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.30

14.33

16.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cohoes 2.30
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 435

in Cohoes

1 in 263

in New York State
Cohoes VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,538
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 10 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.48 0.60 1.21
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
Cohoes 14.33
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in Cohoes

1 in 62

in New York State
Cohoes Property CRIMES
Population: 16,538
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 47 173 17
Rate per 1,000 2.84 10.46 1.03
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

Cohoes Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cohoes 65
New York State 41