Utica and Herkimer Among Most Dangerous Cities in New York
Where are the most dangerous cities in New York? You'd think New York City, but you'd be wrong. Utica and Herkimer Village are among the top 15 most dangerous according to Home Security Shield.
#11 Herkimer Village
Herkimer Village came in at #11 with a crime rate of about 58 per 1000 residents. Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Herkimer Village? One in 17. When you consider both violent and property crimes, Herkimer Village ranks #7.
Utica is at #14 with a crime rate of about 50 per one thousand residents. Your chance of becoming a victim of a crime in Utica? One in 20. Utica falls at #20 when considering both violent and property crimes.
Syracuse came in at #6 on the list, Rochester #5 and Buffalo at #2. Which city is the most dangerous? Newburgh tops the list, a city about an hour north of the New York City.
The Top 15 most dangerous cities is based on crime rates from the FBI Uniform Crime Report. See the entire Top 15 at HomeSecurityShield.org.