Port Jervis, NY
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The crime rate in Port Jervis is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Port Jervis is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Port Jervis is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, Port Jervis has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Port Jervis to other communities of similar population, then Port Jervis crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Port Jervis does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Port Jervis 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 Port Jervis.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Port Jervis occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Port Jervis; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 233. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port Jervis's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Port Jervis a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Port Jervis is one in 32.

Port Jervis Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Port Jervis Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

273

310

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.30

31.71

36.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Jervis 4.30
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 233

in Port Jervis

1 in 263

in New York State
Port Jervis VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,609
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 * 9 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.70 1.05 2.56
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Port Jervis 31.71
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Port Jervis

1 in 62

in New York State
Port Jervis Property CRIMES
Population: 8,609
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 235 4
Rate per 1,000 3.95 27.30 0.46
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

Port Jervis Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port Jervis 114
New York State 41