Cold Spring, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Cold Spring. With an annual crime rate of only 2 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 487. These crime statistics put Cold Spring in the elite group of the safest communities in both New York and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Cold Spring, and we found that the crime rate in Cold Spring is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Cold Spring is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring.

For Cold Spring, 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 Cold Spring than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1947, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Cold Spring compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Cold Spring is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Cold Spring is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Cold Spring Crime Data

 

Crime Index

95

(100 is safest)


Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Cold Spring Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

3

4

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.51

1.54

2.05

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.51
3.59
National Median: 4
    Cold Spring
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,947

in Cold Spring

1 in 279

in New York State

Cold Spring VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,947
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.51

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
1.54
13.73
National Median: 21
    Cold Spring
    New York

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 649

in Cold Spring

1 in 73

in New York State

Cold Spring Property CRIMES

Population: 1,947
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 2 0
Rate per 1,000 0.51 1.03 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

Cold Spring Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
7
35
National Median: 28.3
    Cold Spring
    New York