Scarsdale, NY
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Scarsdale, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Scarsdale is safer than 75% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New York, only on the order of 36% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Scarsdale. If you live in Scarsdale, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 114. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Scarsdale, 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 Scarsdale than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4471, 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 Scarsdale 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 Scarsdale than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 117.

Scarsdale Crime Data

 

Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Scarsdale Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

153

157

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.22

8.55

8.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Scarsdale 0.22
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,471

in Scarsdale

1 in 263

in New York State

Scarsdale VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.11

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
Scarsdale 8.55
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 117

in Scarsdale

1 in 62

in New York State

Scarsdale Property CRIMES

Population: 17,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 125 2
Rate per 1,000 1.45 6.99 0.11

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

Scarsdale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Scarsdale 24
New York State 41