Staten Island, NY
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Staten Island has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Staten Island is 1 in 67. How does Staten Island fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Staten Island's crime rate is lower than approximately 29% of New York communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Staten Island 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 Staten Island; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 338. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Staten Island; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Staten Island Crime Data

 
Crime Index

50

(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Staten Island Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1,451

5,915

7,366

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.96

12.07

15.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Staten Island 2.96
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 338

in Staten Island

1 in 263

in New York State
Staten Island VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 490,239
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 13 86 391 961
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.18 0.80 1.96
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
Staten Island 12.07
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Staten Island

1 in 62

in New York State
Staten Island Property CRIMES
Population: 490,239
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 530 5,201 184
Rate per 1,000 1.08 10.61 0.38
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

Staten Island Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Staten Island 128
New York State 41