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Crime rate in Amsterdam, New York (NY): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Amsterdam, NY compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Amsterdam, NY

The 2019 crime rate in Amsterdam, NY is 130 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Amsterdam crime rate rose by 21% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Amsterdam has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Amsterdam, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Amsterdam:

129.9
Johnstown:

163.3
Gloversville:

309.1
Glenville:

86.2
Scotia:

142.8
Rotterdam:

141.1
Schenectady:

368.4
Niskayuna:

74.1
Ballston Spa:

45.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Amsterdam by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(27.8)
9
(50.3)
4
(22.6)
6
(33.8)
3
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(52.4)
13
(69.5)
7
(37.6)
12
(66.0)
15
(82.9)
7
(38.9)
9
(50.3)
13
(73.3)
7
(39.5)
7
(39.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
87
(488.8)
80
(452.5)
98
(560.6)
95
(544.5)
34
(197.8)
15
(80.2)
7
(37.6)
18
(99.0)
12
(66.3)
18
(99.9)
4
(22.4)
13
(73.3)
12
(67.7)
29
(163.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(202.3)
53
(299.8)
41
(234.5)
51
(292.3)
138
(802.9)
151
(807.3)
124
(666.4)
99
(544.5)
107
(591.2)
124
(688.4)
68
(380.1)
68
(383.4)
45
(253.7)
49
(275.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
126
(708.0)
83
(469.5)
78
(446.2)
113
(647.6)
416
(2,420)
374
(2,000)
296
(1,591)
291
(1,600)
370
(2,044)
356
(1,976)
247
(1,381)
265
(1,494)
148
(834.4)
158
(889.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.2)
12
(69.8)
10
(53.5)
12
(64.5)
15
(82.5)
13
(71.8)
17
(94.4)
9
(50.3)
7
(39.5)
8
(45.1)
13
(73.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.2)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
7
(40.7)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.6)
5
(27.8)
7
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
3
(16.9)
City-Data.com crime index144.1130.7157.8156.6230.2177.7164.3148.3167.0188.7156.8155.7107.2129.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Amsterdam, New York as of October 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amsterdam is 342 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Amsterdam:

129.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Amsterdam:

87.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Amsterdam:

107.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Amsterdam:

97.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Amsterdam:

97.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Amsterdam:

74.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Amsterdam:

82.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Amsterdam:

69.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Amsterdam:

74.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Amsterdam:

142.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Amsterdam:

272.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Amsterdam:

291.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Amsterdam:

226.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Amsterdam:

250.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Amsterdam:

197.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Amsterdam:

71.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Amsterdam:

63.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Amsterdam:

93.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Amsterdam:

110.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Amsterdam:

99.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Amsterdam:

157.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Amsterdam:

152.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Amsterdam:

250.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Amsterdam:

231.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Amsterdam:

201.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Amsterdam:

222.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Amsterdam:

269.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Amsterdam:

292.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Amsterdam:

93.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Amsterdam:

69.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Amsterdam:

84.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Amsterdam:

76.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Amsterdam:

123.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Amsterdam:

103.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Amsterdam:

90.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Amsterdam:

105.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 44 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New York average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New York average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 42 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 44 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
New York average:

2.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 43 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
New York average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 38 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New York average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 38 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New York average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 38 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
New York average:

3.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 36 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
New York average:

3.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 39 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New York average:

3.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 42 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
New York average:

3.01

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Amsterdam, NY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 12010.