Crime Trend in New York

There were 69,764 violent crimes, 558 murders, 267,155 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in New York

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 69,764 358.6 [51]
2018 68,512 350.8 [51]
2017 70,799 356.7 [52]
2016 74,315 374.6 [52]
2015 75,165 379.7 [53]
2014 75,972 384.7 [53]
2013 76,596 389.8 [54]
2012 79,535 406.3 [54]
2011 77,490 398.1 [55]
2010 76,492 394.4 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in New York

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 558 2.9 [51]
2018 562 2.9 [51]
2017 548 2.8 [52]
2016 629 3.2 [52]
2015 609 3.1 [53]
2014 616 3.1 [53]
2013 648 3.3 [54]
2012 683 3.5 [54]
2011 774 4.0 [55]
2010 868 4.5 [55]

The number of robberies in New York

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 18,068 92.9 [51]
2018 18,191 93.1 [51]
2017 20,108 101.3 [52]
2016 22,310 112.5 [52]
2015 23,936 120.9 [53]
2014 24,036 121.7 [53]
2013 27,241 138.6 [54]
2012 28,633 146.3 [54]
2011 28,396 145.9 [55]
2010 28,630 147.6 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in New York

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 44,555 229.0 [51]
2018 43,182 221.1 [51]
2017 43,819 220.8 [52]
2016 45,095 227.3 [52]
2015 44,546 225.0 [53]
2014 45,295 229.4 [53]
2013 46,130 234.7 [54]
2012 47,382 242.0 [54]
2011 45,568 234.1 [55]
2010 44,197 227.9 [55]

The number of property crimes in New York

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 267,155 1373.3 [51]
2018 281,543 1441.6 [51]
2017 300,555 1514.2 [52]
2016 305,224 1538.7 [52]
2015 317,529 1604.0 [53]
2014 339,113 1717.1 [53]
2013 358,598 1824.8 [54]
2012 375,268 1917.0 [54]
2011 372,255 1912.4 [55]
2010 379,710 1957.8 [55]

The number of burglaries in New York

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 27,600 141.9 [51]
2018 31,158 159.5 [51]
2017 35,002 176.3 [52]
2016 39,850 200.9 [52]
2015 44,276 223.7 [53]
2014 50,738 256.9 [53]
2013 56,442 287.2 [54]
2012 64,389 328.9 [54]
2011 65,397 336.0 [55]
2010 65,839 339.5 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in New York

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 226,851 1166.1 [51]
2018 237,243 1214.7 [51]
2017 252,143 1270.3 [52]
2016 250,990 1265.3 [52]
2015 257,940 1303.0 [53]
2014 272,624 1380.5 [53]
2013 286,674 1458.8 [54]
2012 293,562 1499.6 [54]
2011 287,547 1477.2 [55]
2010 293,232 1511.9 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in New York

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 12,704 65.3 [51]
2018 13,142 67.3 [51]
2017 13,410 67.6 [52]
2016 14,384 72.5 [52]
2015 15,313 77.4 [53]
2014 15,751 79.8 [53]
2013 15,482 78.8 [54]
2012 17,317 88.5 [54]
2011 19,311 99.2 [55]
2010 20,639 106.4 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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