Middle Island, NY
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The crime rate in Middle Island is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Middle Island is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Middle Island is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Middle Island has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Middle Island compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Middle Island with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Middle Island's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Middle Island 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 Middle Island.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Middle Island occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Middle Island; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 459. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Middle Island's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Middle Island 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 Middle Island is one in 50.

Middle Island Crime Data

 

Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Middle Island Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

211

234

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.18

20.00

22.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middle Island 2.18
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 459

in Middle Island

1 in 263

in New York State

Middle Island VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,550
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Middle Island 20.00
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Middle Island

1 in 62

in New York State

Middle Island Property CRIMES

Population: 10,550
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Middle Island Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middle Island 28
New York State 41