The latest study on car theft rates isn’t good news for New Yorkers
Car theft continues to rise across the country, and New York State is among the top 10 states in the United States for car theft.
According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the United States continues to experience near-record levels of vehicle theft. In the first six months of 2023, nearly 500,000 vehicles were reported stolen. That’s a lot of vehicles.
New York State is among the worst in the country for vehicle theft
During those six months, the institute reported that New York State ranked second when it came to a 20 percent increase in vehicle thefts, bested only by Illinois with a 38 percent increase in vehicle thefts.
Among the top 10 states with the highest number of vehicle thefts in the country for the first half of 2023, New York State ranked seventh. California, Texas, Florida, Washington, Illinois and Colorado are the only states with more thefts than the Empire. state.
Top areas for vehicle theft in Binghamton
How about closer to home? The vehicle theft rate per capita in downtown Binghamton is highlighted on a map from the Chrime Grade website. Crime grades throughout the downtown area are listed as A+, C and F. And you can find out what it represents.
The Crime Grade map shows vehicle thefts per 1,000 residents of downtown Binghamton. The worst areas appear to be around the State Street area, from Depot Street to Trousdale Street from south to north and from Chenango Street to the Chenango River from west to east.
A similar area exists from the confluence of the Chenango and Susquehanna Rivers to the area where Susquehanna Avenue and North Shore Drive meet. Expanding the map, these two areas are the worst compared to any other areas in the Tri-Cities.
The crime score indicates that Binghamton had a vehicle theft rate of 0.2599 per 1,000 residents during a record year.
Your chance of being a victim of vehicle theft in downtown Binghamton may be as high as 1 in 2,198 in the southern neighborhoods, or as low as 1 in 6,513 in the northwest part of the neighborhood. – Degree of crime
Thieves are targeting these vehicles more in New York State
CBS New York reported that in New York State, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the most targeted vehicle in 2022 was the 2021 Honda CR-V, followed by the 2021 Honda Accord, 2019 Honda Civic, and 2016 Toyota Camry, tied for fifth place. The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2020 Nissan Altima.
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