Port Washington, NY
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Port Washington is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (86%) and also has a lower crime rate than 84% 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 Port Washington is one in 157 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 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Port Washington, and we found that the crime rate in Port Washington is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Port Washington 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 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 1601, 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 Port Washington 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 Port Washington than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 174.

Port Washington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

86

(100 is safest)


Safer than 86% of U.S. Cities

Port Washington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

92

102

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

5.74

6.37

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Washington 0.62
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,601

in Port Washington

1 in 263

in New York State
Port Washington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,014
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 7 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.44 0.19
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 Washington 5.74
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 174

in Port Washington

1 in 62

in New York State
Port Washington Property CRIMES
Population: 16,014
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 72 3
Rate per 1,000 1.06 4.50 0.19
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 Washington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port Washington 18
New York State 41

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