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Middletown, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,221 total crimes reported in Middletown, New York (1,202 of them violent). Of the 922 crimes that take place per year in Middletown, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Middletown, New York every 9 hours. This includes 15 murders, 126 rapes, and just about seven thousand thefts (including 404 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Middletown, New York for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Middletown has risen by 26%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 47%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Middletown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Middletown, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Middletown, New York (1999-2008)

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 Middletown, New York (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Middletown, New York law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Middletown 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.