Pelham, NY
Crime Rates



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Pelham, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Pelham is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 59% 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 Pelham is one in 136 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 40.

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

For Pelham, 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 Pelham than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1737, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Pelham 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 Pelham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 148.

Pelham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Pelham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

47

51

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

6.77

7.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pelham 0.58
New York State 3.59

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,737

in Pelham

1 in 279

in New York State

Pelham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,947
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.43

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pelham 6.77
New York State 13.73

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 148

in Pelham

1 in 73

in New York State

Pelham Property CRIMES

Population: 6,947
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 43 1
Rate per 1,000 0.43 6.19 0.14

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Pelham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pelham 61
New York State 35