Newburgh, NY
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Newburgh, NY crime analytics


With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Newburgh has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within New York, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Newburgh. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Newburgh to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Newburgh, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Newburgh is one in 67.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Newburgh experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Newburgh's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Newburgh 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 Newburgh is one in 33.

Newburgh Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Newburgh Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

424

859

1,283

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

14.99

30.36

45.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newburgh 14.99
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 67

in Newburgh

1 in 263

in New York State
Newburgh VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 28,290
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 25 130 265
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.88 4.60 9.37
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
Newburgh 30.36
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Newburgh

1 in 62

in New York State
Newburgh Property CRIMES
Population: 28,290
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 217 597 45
Rate per 1,000 7.67 21.10 1.59
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

Newburgh Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newburgh 268
New York State 41