16 Cities in New York Ranked From Least to Most Dangerous
If you are moving or traveling to once of these cities in New York State here are where they rank with crime.
New York is one of the most populated states in America. The cities are densely populated and when there is a high volume of people in one area there is most likely going to be higher crime rates. There are two types of crime reported. Property crime like thefts, burglaries and larceny. Property crime is the most reported. The other kind of crime is violent crime like assaults, rapes and murders. Despite crime slowly decreasing cities all of New York State still see quite a bit of criminal activity.
Which city is the most dangerous in New York? This list will most likely surprise you. Newburgh, New York is known for being one of the most dangerous cities in the state but it turns out there are at least 4 other major cities that are worse when it comes to crime.
Of course all of the cities on this list have different populations. We based this list off of their crime index number reported by Neighborhood Scout. The lower the crime index number the more dangerous the city is according to the data.
Here is a list of 16 cities in the entire state ranked from least to most dangerous. If you live in the Hudson Valley region of New York keep scrolling past the list to see some of the most violent streets in the area.