Inwood, NY
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Inwood has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Inwood is 1 in 56. How does Inwood fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Inwood's crime rate is lower than approximately 20% of New York communities.

How does the crime rate in Inwood compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Inwood with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Inwood's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Inwood 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 Inwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 261. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Inwood; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Inwood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Inwood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

140

178

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.83

14.10

17.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Inwood 3.83
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 261

in Inwood

1 in 263

in New York State
Inwood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,928
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
Inwood 14.10
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Inwood

1 in 62

in New York State
Inwood Property CRIMES
Population: 9,928
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

Inwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Inwood 86
New York State 41