Syracuse, NY Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
5,201
Total Crimes
3,662.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
56.11%
Above National Average
360 out of 379
In New York
7,783 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Syracuse, NY?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Syracuse is 3,662.4 per 100,000 people. That's 56.11% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 106.39% higher than the New York total crime rate of 1,774.5 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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Syracuse SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Syracuse
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,201 3,662.4 1,774.5 2,346.0
Murder 32 22.5 4.2 6.5
Robbery 222 156.3 90.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 842 592.9 240.7 279.7
Violent Crime 1,192 839.4 363.8 387.8
Burglary 1,032 726.7 165.5 314.2
Larceny 2,463 1,734.4 1,143.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 514 361.9 101.7 246.0
Property Crime 4,009 2,823.0 1,410.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Syracuse

1,192
Violent Crimes
839.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
116.44%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 119.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Syracuse each year. That compares to a 1 in 274.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Syracuse is 839.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 116.44% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 130.75% higher than the New York violent crime rate of 363.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Syracuse

4,009
Property Crimes
2,823.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
44.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Syracuse each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Syracuse is 2,823.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 44.16% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 100.11% higher than the New York property crime rate of 1,410.7 per 100,000 people.

Syracuse Crime Compared To New York Average

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