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New Rochelle, New York Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 16,233 total crimes reported in New Rochelle, New York (2,095 of them violent). Of the 1,804 crimes that take place per year in New Rochelle, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in New Rochelle, New York every 4 hours. This includes 12 murders, 36 rapes, and at least twelve thousand thefts (including 1,205 car thefts).

Total Crime in New Rochelle, New York (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in New Rochelle, New York for 9 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in New Rochelle has been reduced by 6%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 11%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 9 years in New Rochelle. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for New Rochelle, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in New Rochelle, New York (2000-2008)

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 New Rochelle, New York (2000-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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