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

Crime rate in Syracuse, NY

The 2018 crime rate in Syracuse, NY is 383 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Syracuse crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 23 - an increase of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Syracuse has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Syracuse, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Syracuse:

383.1
Solvay:

162.8
Geddes:

107.3
East Syracuse:

358.1
Liverpool:

36.6
North Syracuse:

112.6
Clay:

48.3
Manlius:

72.1
Cicero:

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

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
19
(13.3)
12
(8.4)
19
(13.6)
24
(17.4)
18
(13.1)
15
(11.0)
11
(7.5)
14
(9.6)
21
(14.6)
20
(13.8)
22
(15.3)
30
(20.8)
20
(14.0)
23
(16.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
73
(50.9)
66
(46.5)
67
(47.9)
71
(51.4)
70
(51.0)
68
(49.9)
63
(43.2)
75
(51.4)
75
(52.1)
70
(48.4)
77
(53.5)
68
(47.2)
98
(68.5)
92
(64.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
554
(386.6)
534
(375.9)
446
(318.8)
419
(303.2)
403
(293.7)
377
(276.6)
388
(266.1)
454
(311.1)
400
(278.1)
406
(280.9)
359
(249.3)
329
(228.6)
284
(198.5)
285
(199.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
924
(644.8)
903
(635.6)
903
(645.6)
852
(616.4)
852
(621.0)
831
(609.8)
840
(576.0)
829
(568.1)
696
(483.9)
668
(462.2)
684
(474.9)
636
(441.9)
607
(424.3)
606
(423.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,867
(1,303)
1,904
(1,340)
1,785
(1,276)
1,938
(1,402)
1,946
(1,418)
2,174
(1,595)
1,705
(1,169)
1,896
(1,299)
1,781
(1,238)
1,404
(971.4)
1,194
(829.0)
1,021
(709.4)
1,145
(800.3)
831
(580.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,639
(2,539)
4,037
(2,842)
3,618
(2,587)
3,725
(2,695)
3,495
(2,547)
3,167
(2,324)
3,261
(2,236)
3,698
(2,534)
4,298
(2,988)
3,986
(2,758)
3,577
(2,484)
3,290
(2,286)
3,301
(2,307)
3,083
(2,154)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
980
(683.9)
736
(518.1)
561
(401.1)
502
(363.2)
338
(246.3)
367
(269.3)
309
(211.9)
382
(261.8)
394
(273.9)
365
(252.5)
316
(219.4)
340
(236.2)
371
(259.3)
506
(353.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
53
(37.0)
57
(40.1)
48
(34.3)
70
(50.6)
40
(29.2)
54
(39.6)
60
(41.1)
45
(30.8)
57
(39.6)
57
(39.4)
41
(28.5)
58
(40.3)
56
(39.1)
35
(24.5)
City-Data.com crime index559.7542.9515.1525.1500.2493.0432.9480.5479.2441.6418.0396.4396.2383.1

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 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 704 registered sex offenders living in Syracuse, New York as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Syracuse is 204 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Syracuse:

407.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Syracuse:

407.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Syracuse:

424.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Syracuse:

446.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Syracuse:

447.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Syracuse:

462.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Syracuse:

510.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Syracuse:

479.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Syracuse:

515.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Syracuse:

534.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Syracuse:

545.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Syracuse:

557.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Syracuse:

569.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Syracuse:

593.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Syracuse:

380.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Syracuse:

397.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Syracuse:

428.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Syracuse:

276.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Syracuse:

314.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Syracuse:

291.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Syracuse:

322.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Syracuse:

370.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Syracuse:

438.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Syracuse:

425.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Syracuse:

377.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Syracuse:

475.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Syracuse:

448.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Syracuse:

469.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Syracuse:

444.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Syracuse:

487.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Syracuse:

490.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Syracuse:

372.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Syracuse:

432.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Syracuse:

437.2
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 2018, including police officers: 488 (418 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
New York average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 495 (420 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
New York average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 484 (415 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 482 (414 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 520 (451 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
New York average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 508 (440 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 534 (468 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 564 (494 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
New York average:

2.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 552 (484 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.55
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 571 (505 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.68
New York average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 563 (494 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
New York average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 553 (489 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.50
New York average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 549 (485 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.29
New York average:

3.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 550 (487 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
New York average:

3.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 518 (465 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
New York average:

3.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 516 (463 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
New York average:

3.01

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

Zip codes: 13202, 13203, 13207, 13210, 13214, 13215, 13224, 13290.