Colonie, NY
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The crime rate in Colonie is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Colonie is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Colonie is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Colonie has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Colonie to other communities of similar population, then Colonie crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Colonie does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Colonie's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Colonie is one in 791.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Colonie's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Colonie 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 Colonie is one in 30.

Colonie Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Colonie Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

263

273

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.26

33.27

34.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Colonie 1.26
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 791

in Colonie

1 in 263

in New York State
Colonie VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,906
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
Colonie 33.27
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Colonie

1 in 62

in New York State
Colonie Property CRIMES
Population: 7,906
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

Colonie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Colonie 84
New York State 41

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