Sleepy Hollow, NY
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Sleepy Hollow, 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

Sleepy Hollow's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the village to be one of the safest in both New York and the nation. Sleepy Hollow's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Sleepy Hollow is one in 223.

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

For Sleepy Hollow, 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 Sleepy Hollow than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1280, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the village, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Sleepy Hollow experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Sleepy Hollow compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Sleepy Hollow is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Sleepy Hollow is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Sleepy Hollow Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Sleepy Hollow Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

38

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

3.71

4.49

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sleepy Hollow 0.78
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,280

in Sleepy Hollow

1 in 263

in New York State

Sleepy Hollow VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,242
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.68

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
Sleepy Hollow 3.71
New York State 16.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 270

in Sleepy Hollow

1 in 62

in New York State

Sleepy Hollow Property CRIMES

Population: 10,242
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 23 3
Rate per 1,000 1.17 2.25 0.29

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

Sleepy Hollow Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sleepy Hollow 9
New York State 41