Working or living in a major city certainly has its financial repercussions, but the safety precautions of being in an urban environment can’t go overlooked. In a recent data analysis from FindTheHome, a residential real estate search engine, New York City counties ranked 31st for highest aggravated assault rates in the nation.
- The New York City metro area had 376.5 aggravated assaults per 100,000 people and 31,460 total aggravated assaults across all five counties.
- There were 50,564 total violent crimes in all of New York City in 2014.
- Aggravated assaults in the U.S. encompassed 63.6 percent of total violent crimes in 2014 in the U.S.
- Although not included in the analysis, the most staggering number of offenses in NYC were those related to property crime.