Crime in New York, NY, United States

Crime rates in New York, NY, United States

Level of crime
46.51 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
48.51 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
36.18 Low
Worries being mugged or robbed
43.52 Moderate
Worries car stolen
34.66 Low
Worries things from car stolen
43.99 Moderate
Worries attacked
40.33 Moderate
Worries being insulted
49.00 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
34.63 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
53.79 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
50.42 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
46.51 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
51.44 Moderate

Safety in New York, NY, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
75.25 High
Safety walking alone during night
53.11 Moderate

Contributors: 310

Last update: July 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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10 Comments so far

#MHRBernardes on May 16, 2019 :
You'll find a lot of weirdos and homeless people, but otherwise will be fine, specially in Manhattan, since the policing is very good and there's surveillance everywhere. I don't know a lot about other boroughs, but in Manhattan you'll be fine even in the wee hours of the night. Midtown and Financial District could get a little empty by night but don't be scared. The subway is safe and a far cry from the 90's.
#Pedro Lopes on Mar 03, 2019 :
i went to New York 4 times and had no problem at all, there are a lot of homeless people but i have not experienced any unfortunate situation. If you think New York is dangerous, you should come to Rio then
#Anonymous on Dec 29, 2018 :
I have been in New York City it was awesome. If only they fixed the crime rate and conditions in the projects I could’ve considered it outstanding. Otherwise it is still great.
#Downtown ric on Apr 17, 2018 :
All of NYC is safe. At day and at night. Just be smart and move like you know what you’re doing and you’ll be fine. Don’t let others scare you into not exploring areas that are riddled with gems such as Washington Heights, Harlem, Bushwick, and Bed-Stuy. Come visit us, we’re great!
#Anonymous on Nov 11, 2017 :
NYC is overcrowded, even tho very developed it has so much people that there's crazy people everywhere.. most safest borough is manhattan.
#Boi on Sep 18, 2017 :
MTA is trash. All boroughs are pretty safe during the day- just stay away from the Bronx and parts of Brooklyn during the night
#Jekori on Jan 27, 2017 :
Why do people kill so much people some people need Jesus
#gwen on Sep 01, 2016 :
the person who killed Karina Vetrano was cbs host otis livingston he was in howard beach erlier august
#Bill on Jan 09, 2016 :
Nyc is safe, just stay away from the Bronx and northern Brooklyn and the center of it, Brooklyn near the bridge is fantastic. Manhattan is gorgeous
#Anonymous on Dec 15, 2015 :
I thought developed countries have 0 crime. I feel stupid right now.