Ithaca, NY Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
887
Total Crimes
2,848.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
10.89%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Ithaca, NY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ithaca is 2,848.0 per 100,000 people. That's 10.89% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 59.02% higher than the New York total crime rate of 1,791.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Ithaca SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
2
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
9.5

How Does Ithaca Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Ithaca
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 887 2,848.0 1,791.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 26 83.5 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 37 118.8 220.9 246.8
Violent Crime 72 231.2 350.5 368.9
Burglary 62 199.1 159.3 376.0
Larceny 738 2,369.6 1,214.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 15 48.2 67.2 228.9
Property Crime 815 2,616.8 1,440.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Ithaca

72
Violent Crimes
231.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-37.33%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 432.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ithaca each year. That compares to a 1 in 285.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ithaca is 231.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -37.33% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -34.04% lower than the New York violent crime rate of 350.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ithaca

815
Property Crimes
2,616.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
18.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ithaca each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ithaca is 2,616.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 18.97% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 81.66% higher than the New York property crime rate of 1,440.5 per 100,000 people.

Ithaca Crime Compared To New York Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New York.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Ithaca

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sayre, PA 6,410 58 904.8 655.2 249.6
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