Johnstown, NY
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Johnstown, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Johnstown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Johnstown is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Johnstown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Johnstown has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Johnstown, 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 Johnstown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1669, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Johnstown's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Johnstown 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 Johnstown is one in 38.

Johnstown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Johnstown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

218

223

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.60

26.12

26.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Johnstown 0.60
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,669

in Johnstown

1 in 263

in New York State

Johnstown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,345
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.48
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Johnstown 26.12
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Johnstown

1 in 62

in New York State

Johnstown Property CRIMES

Population: 8,345
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 191 5
Rate per 1,000 2.64 22.89 0.60

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

Johnstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Johnstown 46
New York State 41