Long Beach, NY
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Long Beach, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Long Beach is safer than 67% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New York, only on the order of 50% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Long Beach. If you live in Long Beach, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 93. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Long Beach is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Long Beach has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Long Beach is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Long Beach 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 Long Beach.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Long Beach's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Long Beach is one in 763.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Long Beach is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Long Beach than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 107.

Long Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Long Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

315

359

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

9.39

10.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Long Beach 1.31
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 763

in Long Beach

1 in 263

in New York State

Long Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,550
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 11 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.33 0.98

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
Long Beach 9.39
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Long Beach

1 in 62

in New York State

Long Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 33,550
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 252 14
Rate per 1,000 1.46 7.51 0.42

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

Long Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Long Beach 157
New York State 41