How Safe Is Your Town? Hudson Valley’s Counties Ranked by Gun Crime Statistics
Just how safe are you from gun crime in your county? Here are the Hudson Valley's last reported gun crime numbers by county.
In the past year we've seen a lot in local media about the surge in gun violence in America. The evening news paints New York City as a war zone. Gun crime is up in New York City. It's believed that a big part of the is due to the millions of dollars in funding for the NYPD was moved towards community outreach. Joe Biden even announced recently that several cities that have seen a spike un gun violence could even use leftover relief from COVID to use towards hiring more law enforcement.
Gun crime might be up in New York City but how are the numbers an hour north in the Hudson Valley. All of the information is readily available at County Crime Index. They measure violent crime, property crime and violent crime with a firearm. We decided to specifically list gun crime by individual counties.
Obviously, in a perfect world, there would be no gun crime. However, based on each county in the Hudson Valley's population the numbers are quite low. However, it should be noted that these numbers are based on reports from 2020. These numbers could be different for 2021.
How many gun crimes were reported in your county? Find out in the list below. The list ranks counties from lowest to highest based on crimes per 100,000.
Gun Crime Numbers in Hudson Valley Counties Ranked Lowest to Highest