Old Westbury, NY
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Old Westbury has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Westbury is 1 in 62. How does Old Westbury fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Old Westbury's crime rate is lower than approximately 26% of New York communities.

How does the crime rate in Old Westbury compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Old Westbury with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Old Westbury'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 Old Westbury 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 Old Westbury.

For Old Westbury, 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 Old Westbury than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1170, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Old Westbury; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Old Westbury Crime Data

 
Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Old Westbury Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

71

75

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

15.18

16.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Old Westbury 0.86
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,170

in Old Westbury

1 in 263

in New York State
Old Westbury VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,678
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.43 0.43
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
Old Westbury 15.18
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Old Westbury

1 in 62

in New York State
Old Westbury Property CRIMES
Population: 4,678
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 61 1
Rate per 1,000 1.92 13.04 0.21
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

Old Westbury Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Old Westbury 9
New York State 41