Long Beach, NY
Crime Rates



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Long Beach, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Long Beach's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the city to be one of the safest in both New York and the nation. Long Beach's crime rate is just 3 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Long Beach is one in 389. It is for these reasons that Long Beach is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Long Beach, 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 Long Beach than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1761, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Long Beach compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Long Beach is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Long Beach is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Long Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Long Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

67

86

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.57

2.00

2.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Long Beach 0.57
New York State 3.59

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,761

in Long Beach

1 in 279

in New York State

Long Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,454
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.51

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Long Beach 2.00
New York State 13.73

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 499

in Long Beach

1 in 73

in New York State

Long Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 33,454
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 54 8
Rate per 1,000 0.15 1.61 0.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Long Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Long Beach 38
New York State 35