Seneca Falls, NY
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Seneca Falls has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Within New York, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Seneca Falls.

Importantly, when you compare Seneca Falls to other communities of similar population, then Seneca Falls crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Seneca Falls 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 Seneca Falls 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 Seneca Falls.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Seneca Falls 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 Seneca Falls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 361. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Seneca Falls is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Seneca Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Seneca Falls Crime Data

 
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Seneca Falls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

252

270

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.77

38.81

41.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Seneca Falls 2.77
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 361

in Seneca Falls

1 in 263

in New York State
Seneca Falls VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,493
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
Seneca Falls 38.81
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Seneca Falls

1 in 62

in New York State
Seneca Falls Property CRIMES
Population: 6,493
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

Seneca Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Seneca Falls 59
New York State 41

Zip Codes in Seneca Falls, NY