Special Report

25 Most Dangerous Cities in New York

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15. Mount Vernon
> Violent crimes in 2020: 567.3 per 100,000 (382 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 1,305.3 per 100,000 (879 total)
> Median household income: $59,907
> Poverty rate: 3.9%
> Population: 67,339

14. Lockport
> Violent crimes in 2020: 573.9 per 100,000 (116 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 2,424.3 per 100,000 (490 total)
> Median household income: $45,018
> Poverty rate: 4.7%
> Population: 20,212

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13. New York City
> Violent crimes in 2020: 577.8 per 100,000 (47,959 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 1,558.5 per 100,000 (129,361 total)
> Median household income: $63,998
> Poverty rate: 0.3%
> Population: 8,300,377

12. Oneida
> Violent crimes in 2020: 617.6 per 100,000 (67 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 4,415.2 per 100,000 (479 total)
> Median household income: $50,746
> Poverty rate: 7.8%
> Population: 10,849

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11. Hempstead
> Violent crimes in 2020: 646.4 per 100,000 (357 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 1,028.4 per 100,000 (568 total)
> Median household income: $62,569
> Poverty rate: 2.8%
> Population: 55,230

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