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

Crime rate in West Seneca, NY

The 2019 crime rate in West Seneca, NY is 118 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 West Seneca crime rate rose by 5% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years West Seneca has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous West Seneca, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Seneca:

118.3
Lackawanna:

239.1
Blasdell:

114.4
Cheektowaga:

197.4
Orchard Park:

86.7
Depew:

100.8
Lancaster:

67.7
Buffalo:

450.3
Hamburg:

97.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West Seneca by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(8.9)
8
(18.2)
7
(16.0)
4
(9.2)
3
(7.0)
3
(6.7)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
3
(6.7)
4
(8.8)
11
(24.0)
9
(19.7)
15
(32.8)
16
(35.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(51.3)
19
(43.2)
12
(27.4)
22
(50.5)
11
(25.5)
15
(33.4)
13
(29.0)
9
(20.1)
17
(37.9)
17
(37.5)
14
(30.6)
9
(19.7)
13
(28.4)
13
(28.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(87.0)
49
(111.5)
45
(102.7)
27
(62.0)
34
(79.0)
30
(66.8)
37
(82.4)
24
(53.5)
18
(40.1)
24
(52.9)
38
(83.1)
25
(54.8)
34
(74.4)
37
(81.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
178
(397.1)
166
(377.7)
136
(310.2)
129
(296.0)
194
(450.5)
176
(391.9)
149
(331.8)
166
(370.4)
111
(247.4)
119
(262.4)
114
(249.2)
82
(179.8)
112
(245.0)
83
(182.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
711
(1,586)
691
(1,572)
729
(1,663)
731
(1,678)
754
(1,751)
684
(1,523)
663
(1,477)
710
(1,584)
631
(1,406)
513
(1,131)
463
(1,012)
465
(1,020)
505
(1,105)
491
(1,082)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(95.9)
38
(86.5)
46
(104.9)
41
(94.1)
28
(65.0)
40
(89.1)
30
(66.8)
20
(44.6)
22
(49.0)
16
(35.3)
15
(32.8)
16
(35.1)
11
(24.1)
27
(59.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(2.3)
5
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
3
(6.7)
6
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
City-Data.com crime index138.8150.6138.1130.2135.8128.7116.4115.8102.295.3105.693.3112.9118.3

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 10 registered sex offenders living in West Seneca, New York as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Seneca is 4,514 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
West Seneca:

94.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
West Seneca:

84.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
West Seneca:

61.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Seneca:

80.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Seneca:

54.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
West Seneca:

45.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
West Seneca:

43.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Seneca:

60.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Seneca:

61.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Seneca:

59.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Seneca:

65.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Seneca:

81.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Seneca:

100.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Seneca:

78.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Seneca:

78.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
West Seneca:

65.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
West Seneca:

165.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West Seneca:

134.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
West Seneca:

99.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
West Seneca:

107.8
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
West Seneca:

92.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Seneca:

105.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Seneca:

114.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West Seneca:

127.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West Seneca:

160.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West Seneca:

150.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Seneca:

167.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West Seneca:

187.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Seneca:

157.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Seneca:

160.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Seneca:

167.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Seneca:

173.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
West Seneca:

179.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
West Seneca:

148.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
West Seneca:

158.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West Seneca:

127.7
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: 80 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 77 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
New York average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 78 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
New York average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 81 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 78 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 79 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
New York average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 83 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 78 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 79 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
New York average:

2.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 79 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 78 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
New York average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 80 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
New York average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 80 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
New York average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 78 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
New York average:

3.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 79 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
New York average:

3.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 78 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
New York average:

3.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 76 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
New York average:

3.01

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Seneca, NY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 14224.