Port Washington, NY
Crime Rates

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Port Washington, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Port Washington is safer than 60% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New York, only on the order of 56% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Port Washington. If you live in Port Washington, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 99. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

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

For Port Washington, 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 Port Washington than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2678, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Port Washington; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Port Washington Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Port Washington Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Port Washington 0.37
New York State 3.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,678

in Port Washington

1 in 285

in New York State

Port Washington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,069
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.12 0.19


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)

Port Washington 9.77
New York State 14.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 102

in Port Washington

1 in 69

in New York State

Port Washington Property CRIMES

Population: 16,069
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 142 7
Rate per 1,000 0.50 8.84 0.44

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

Port Washington Crimes Per Square Mile

Port Washington 29
New York State 36

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Zip Codes in Port Washington, NY