Long Beach, NY
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Long Beach, NY crime analytics


Long Beach is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (67%) and also has a lower crime rate than 50% of the communities in New York, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Long Beach is one in 93 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime 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