Yonkers, NY
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Yonkers, NY crime analytics


Yonkers 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 Yonkers is 1 in 66. How does Yonkers fare compared to other communities in New York of all population sizes? Yonkers's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of New York communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Yonkers 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 Yonkers; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 208. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Yonkers is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Yonkers than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 96.

Yonkers Crime Data

 
Crime Index

50

(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Yonkers Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

966

2,093

3,059

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.80

10.41

15.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yonkers 4.80
New York State 3.80
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 208

in Yonkers

1 in 263

in New York State
Yonkers VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 201,116
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 59 363 538
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.29 1.80 2.68
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
Yonkers 10.41
New York State 16.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 96

in Yonkers

1 in 62

in New York State
Yonkers Property CRIMES
Population: 201,116
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 390 1,425 278
Rate per 1,000 1.94 7.09 1.38
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

Yonkers Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Yonkers 151
New York State 41