Fulton, NY
Crime Rates


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Fulton, NY crime analytics

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Fulton has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within New York, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Fulton.

Importantly, when you compare Fulton to other communities of similar population, then Fulton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Fulton 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 Fulton 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 Fulton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fulton 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 Fulton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 444. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Fulton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Fulton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Fulton Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Fulton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Fulton 2.25
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 444

in Fulton

1 in 263

in New York State
Population: 11,552
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 6 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.52 1.64
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Fulton 42.50
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Fulton

1 in 62

in New York State
Fulton Property CRIMES
Population: 11,552
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 96 392 3
Rate per 1,000 8.31 33.93 0.26
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

Fulton Crimes Per Square Mile

Fulton 109
New York State 41