Jamestown, NY
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Jamestown, NY crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Jamestown 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 23. Within New York, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Jamestown.

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

For Jamestown, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Jamestown is one in 124.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Jamestown's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Jamestown 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 Jamestown is one in 29.

Jamestown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Jamestown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

243

1,046

1,289

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.08

34.78

42.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jamestown 8.08
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 124

in Jamestown

1 in 263

in New York State

Jamestown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,075
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 44 55 142
Rate per 1,000 0.07 1.46 1.83 4.72

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
Jamestown 34.78
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Jamestown

1 in 62

in New York State

Jamestown Property CRIMES

Population: 30,075
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 305 688 53
Rate per 1,000 10.14 22.88 1.76

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

Jamestown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jamestown 142
New York State 41