Utica, NY
Crime Rates

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Utica, NY crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate of 41 per one thousand residents, Utica 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 25. Within New York, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Utica.

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

For Utica, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Utica is one in 165.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Utica is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Utica, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 29, which is a rate of 35 per one thousand population.

Utica Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Utica Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Utica 6.05
New York State 3.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 165

in Utica

1 in 280

in New York State


Population: 60,635
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 53 79 232
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.87 1.30 3.83


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Utica 34.60
New York State 15.14

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Utica

1 in 66

in New York State

Utica Property CRIMES

Population: 60,635
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 398 1,628 72
Rate per 1,000 6.56 26.85 1.19

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Utica Crimes Per Square Mile

Utica 145
New York State 39