Plainview, NY
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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 (72%) and also has a lower crime rate than 62% 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 131 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 39.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Plainview has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Plainview 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 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 2957, 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 137.

Plainview Crime Data

 

Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Plainview Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

194

203

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.34

7.29

7.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainview 0.34
New York State 3.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,957

in Plainview

1 in 285

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: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plainview 7.29
New York State 14.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 137

in Plainview

1 in 69

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: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Plainview Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plainview 35
New York State 36