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Herkimer, New York Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Herkimer, New York. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Herkimer compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Herkimer, New York, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,556 total crimes reported in Herkimer, New York (444 of them violent). Of the 511 crimes that take place per year in Herkimer, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Herkimer, New York every 17 hours.

Total Crime in Herkimer, New York (2001, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Herkimer, New York for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Herkimer has risen by 4%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 20%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 5 years in Herkimer. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least five hundred for Herkimer, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Herkimer, New York (2001, 2005-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Herkimer, New York (2001, 2005-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Herkimer, New York law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Herkimer conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.