Oceanside, NY
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Oceanside, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Oceanside is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 62% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oceanside is one in 83. Compared to communities within New York, Oceanside‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 43% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Oceanside has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Oceanside 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 Oceanside 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 Oceanside.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Oceanside'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 Oceanside is one in 775.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Oceanside 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 Oceanside than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 93.

Oceanside Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Oceanside Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

349

391

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.29

10.72

12.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oceanside 1.29
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 775

in Oceanside

1 in 263

in New York State

Oceanside VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 32,556
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
Oceanside 10.72
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 93

in Oceanside

1 in 62

in New York State

Oceanside Property CRIMES

Population: 32,556
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

Oceanside Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oceanside 72
New York State 41