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

Crime rate in White Plains, NY

The 2017 crime rate in White Plains, NY is 120 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.9% U.S. cities. The 2017 White Plains crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years White Plains has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous White Plains, NY is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
White Plains:

120.0
Scarsdale:

33.5
Harrison:

15.3
Elmsford:

44.8
Greenburgh:

100.2
Rye Brook:

23.4
Ardsley:

43.3
Port Chester:

48.1
Rye:

24.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in White Plains by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.5)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(12.4)
6
(10.5)
4
(6.9)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.5)
3
(5.3)
3
(5.2)
3
(5.2)
5
(8.6)
7
(12.0)
10
(17.0)
9
(15.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
46
(81.3)
48
(84.4)
27
(46.8)
20
(34.5)
38
(65.7)
40
(69.9)
29
(50.8)
31
(53.9)
28
(48.6)
25
(43.0)
30
(51.4)
30
(51.0)
26
(44.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
123
(217.4)
102
(179.3)
83
(144.0)
65
(112.2)
78
(134.9)
66
(115.3)
54
(94.6)
57
(99.0)
46
(79.9)
74
(127.4)
65
(111.5)
81
(137.8)
68
(116.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
69
(121.9)
69
(121.3)
45
(78.1)
40
(69.0)
40
(69.2)
48
(83.8)
46
(80.5)
82
(142.4)
77
(133.8)
55
(94.7)
53
(90.9)
53
(90.2)
34
(58.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,142
(2,018)
1,077
(1,893)
1,025
(1,778)
1,103
(1,904)
1,012
(1,751)
1,017
(1,776)
1,182
(2,070)
1,279
(2,222)
1,134
(1,970)
968
(1,666)
937
(1,607)
854
(1,453)
916
(1,567)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(99.0)
35
(61.5)
38
(65.9)
24
(41.4)
35
(60.5)
29
(50.7)
37
(64.8)
25
(43.4)
21
(36.5)
23
(39.6)
27
(46.3)
24
(40.8)
32
(54.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(1.8)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.5)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index178.5162.3130.3118.5127.8134.8135.5145.9129.3125.1121.7124.2120.0

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.



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in White Plains, New York as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in White Plains is 1,765 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2017
White Plains:

95.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
White Plains:

111.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
White Plains:

93.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
White Plains:

97.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
White Plains:

73.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
White Plains:

85.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
White Plains:

81.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
White Plains:

103.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
White Plains:

102.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
White Plains:

75.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
White Plains:

102.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
White Plains:

145.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
White Plains:

165.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
White Plains:

166.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
White Plains:

180.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
White Plains:

168.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
White Plains:

98.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
White Plains:

96.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
White Plains:

105.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
White Plains:

108.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
White Plains:

130.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
White Plains:

146.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
White Plains:

129.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
White Plains:

113.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
White Plains:

110.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
White Plains:

115.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
White Plains:

114.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
White Plains:

128.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
White Plains:

140.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
White Plains:

138.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
White Plains:

171.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
White Plains:

201.2
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: 198 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
New York average:

2.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 201 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
New York average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 201 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.25
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 202 (191 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
New York average:

2.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 205 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
New York average:

2.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 200 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 203 (192 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
New York average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 205 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New York average:

2.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 207 (195 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
New York average:

3.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 229 (215 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
New York average:

3.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 235 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.76
New York average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 233 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
New York average:

3.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 232 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
New York average:

3.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 267 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
New York average:

3.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 257 (218 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
New York average:

3.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 250 (208 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.92
New York average:

3.01

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in White Plains, NY
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 10601, 10605, 10606.