East Amherst, NY
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East Amherst, NY crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in East Amherst is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 80% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in East Amherst is one in 130. Compared to communities within New York, East Amherst‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 75% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to East Amherst, and we found that the crime rate in East Amherst is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means East Amherst 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 East Amherst 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 East Amherst.

For East Amherst, 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 East Amherst than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 6229, 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 East Amherst 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 East Amherst than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 133.

East Amherst Crime Data

 

Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

East Amherst Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

187

191

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.16

7.51

7.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Amherst 0.16
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,229

in East Amherst

1 in 263

in New York State

East Amherst VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 24,914
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
East Amherst 7.51
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 133

in East Amherst

1 in 62

in New York State

East Amherst Property CRIMES

Population: 24,914
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

East Amherst Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Amherst 13
New York State 41