West New York has a population of 54,156. During the past three years, West New York saw 2,078 arrests. For 2017, the West New York's arrest rate totaled 116.89 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 63.07% makes West New York lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 108 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West New York also totaled 525 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bayonne and Harrison, West New York is a safer place to live.
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Overall, West New York had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West New York averaged 108 violent crimes and 525 non-violent crimes.
The city of West New York experienced 1,798 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 17 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 51 was for legacy rape and 16 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 799, and the aggravated assault total was 915.