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Crime rate in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, NY compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Mount Vernon, NY

The 2018 crime rate in Mount Vernon, NY is 224 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Mount Vernon crime rate fell by 17% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 6. In the last 5 years Mount Vernon has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Mount Vernon, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mount Vernon:

224.4
Pelham:

56.9
Bronxville:

21.2
Yonkers:

132.2
New Rochelle:

76.7
Tuckahoe:

22.8
Larchmont:

68.1
Mamaroneck:

27.6
Hastings-on-Hudson:

45.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mount Vernon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(7.3)
2
(2.9)
7
(10.2)
10
(14.7)
10
(14.6)
2
(2.9)
6
(8.9)
10
(14.7)
2
(2.9)
6
(8.8)
2
(2.9)
11
(16.0)
6
(8.8)
6
(8.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(13.2)
14
(20.6)
10
(14.6)
10
(14.7)
10
(14.6)
12
(17.6)
9
(13.3)
14
(20.5)
7
(10.3)
29
(42.4)
35
(50.9)
31
(45.0)
22
(32.1)
27
(39.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
334
(488.2)
398
(584.4)
266
(389.0)
347
(511.7)
274
(399.0)
330
(484.7)
249
(368.4)
225
(330.2)
228
(334.9)
195
(284.9)
128
(186.2)
156
(226.5)
123
(179.5)
100
(145.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
283
(413.6)
305
(447.8)
317
(463.6)
300
(442.4)
370
(538.8)
334
(490.6)
394
(582.9)
364
(534.1)
317
(465.7)
260
(379.9)
311
(452.5)
259
(376.0)
286
(417.5)
218
(316.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
344
(502.8)
383
(562.4)
461
(674.2)
452
(666.6)
342
(498.0)
354
(520.0)
296
(437.9)
324
(475.4)
317
(465.7)
251
(366.7)
225
(327.3)
196
(284.5)
159
(232.1)
122
(177.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,084
(1,584)
1,124
(1,650)
1,200
(1,755)
1,102
(1,625)
1,140
(1,660)
1,052
(1,545)
1,012
(1,497)
886
(1,300)
972
(1,428)
695
(1,015)
782
(1,138)
918
(1,333)
1,001
(1,461)
734
(1,065)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
249
(363.9)
210
(308.3)
183
(267.6)
162
(238.9)
161
(234.4)
178
(261.5)
151
(223.4)
135
(198.1)
147
(216.0)
85
(124.2)
121
(176.0)
117
(169.9)
134
(195.6)
119
(172.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A12
(17.6)
9
(13.2)
12
(17.7)
N/A5
(7.3)
5
(7.4)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
7
(10.2)
14
(20.3)
11
(16.1)
4
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index382.0417.2380.4414.1388.2382.6363.9352.8314.7289.1275.4297.9270.9224.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 99 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, New York as of October 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Vernon is 693 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Mount Vernon:

287.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mount Vernon:

348.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mount Vernon:

378.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mount Vernon:

376.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mount Vernon:

392.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mount Vernon:

416.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mount Vernon:

482.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mount Vernon:

506.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mount Vernon:

511.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mount Vernon:

512.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mount Vernon:

521.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mount Vernon:

461.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mount Vernon:

542.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mount Vernon:

478.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Mount Vernon:

437.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Mount Vernon:

316.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Mount Vernon:

114.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Mount Vernon:

148.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Mount Vernon:

149.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Mount Vernon:

148.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Mount Vernon:

142.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Mount Vernon:

196.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Mount Vernon:

189.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Mount Vernon:

195.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mount Vernon:

220.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Mount Vernon:

217.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Mount Vernon:

250.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Mount Vernon:

262.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mount Vernon:

241.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mount Vernon:

234.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Mount Vernon:

277.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Mount Vernon:

262.4
U.S. Average:

334.1
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 2018, including police officers: 269 (207 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
New York average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 253 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New York average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 261 (192 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 270 (195 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 240 (207 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 229 (198 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
New York average:

2.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 224 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 231 (199 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
New York average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 231 (203 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
New York average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 230 (201 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
New York average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 210 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New York average:

3.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 192 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
New York average:

3.34

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Mount Vernon, NY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 10550, 10552, 10553.