Herkimer, NY
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Herkimer, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Herkimer's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the village to be one of the safest in both New York and the nation. Herkimer's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Herkimer is one in 272.

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

For Herkimer, 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 Herkimer than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2446, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Herkimer compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Herkimer is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Herkimer is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Herkimer Crime Data

 

Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Herkimer Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

24

27

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.41

3.27

3.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Herkimer 0.41
New York State 3.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,446

in Herkimer

1 in 285

in New York State

Herkimer VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,339
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Herkimer 3.27
New York State 14.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 306

in Herkimer

1 in 69

in New York State

Herkimer Property CRIMES

Population: 7,339
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Herkimer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Herkimer 10
New York State 36

Zip Codes in Herkimer, NY