Plainview, NY
Crime Rates



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Plainview, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Plainview is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (74%) and also has a lower crime rate than 64% 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 Plainview is one in 120 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 36.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Plainview, and we found that the crime rate in Plainview is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Plainview is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Plainview 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 Plainview.

For Plainview, 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 Plainview than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2661, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Plainview 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 Plainview than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 126.

Plainview Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Plainview Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

211

221

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.38

7.93

8.30

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainview 0.38
New York State 3.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,661

in Plainview

1 in 280

in New York State

Plainview VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,613
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainview 7.93
New York State 15.14

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 126

in Plainview

1 in 66

in New York State

Plainview Property CRIMES

Population: 26,613
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Plainview Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plainview 38
New York State 39