White Plains, NY
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White Plains, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

The crime rate in White Plains is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 18 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in White Plains is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, White Plains is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New York, White Plains has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, White Plains has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, White Plains is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how White Plains 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 White Plains.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that White Plains's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in White Plains is one in 553.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that White Plains's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes White Plains a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in White Plains is one in 60.

White Plains Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

White Plains Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

105

968

1,073

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.81

16.66

18.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
White Plains 1.81
New York State 3.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 553

in White Plains

1 in 285

in New York State

White Plains VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 58,111
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
White Plains 16.66
New York State 14.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in White Plains

1 in 69

in New York State

White Plains Property CRIMES

Population: 58,111
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

White Plains Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
White Plains 109
New York State 36