Putnam Valley, NY
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Putnam Valley, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Putnam Valley's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both New York and the nation. Putnam Valley's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Putnam Valley is one in 202.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Putnam Valley, and we found that the crime rate in Putnam Valley is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Putnam Valley 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 Putnam Valley 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 Putnam Valley.

For Putnam Valley, 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 Putnam Valley than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2925, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Putnam Valley compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Putnam Valley is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Putnam Valley is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Putnam Valley Crime Data

 

Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Putnam Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

54

58

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.34

4.62

4.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Putnam Valley 0.34
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,925

in Putnam Valley

1 in 263

in New York State

Putnam Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,698
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Putnam Valley 4.62
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 217

in Putnam Valley

1 in 62

in New York State

Putnam Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 11,698
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Putnam Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Putnam Valley 1
New York State 41