Amherst, NY Analytics

March recorded 308 crime incidents.

February recorded 297 crime incidents.

January recorded 281 crime incidents.


Crime Types

  • Theft: 557
  • Assault: 192
  • Burglary: 94
  • Robbery: 33
  • Shooting: 10
  • Vandalism: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Arrest: 0
  • Other: 0

Crime by Month

In the past three months, March had the most number of crimes in Amherst, New York.

March had about 1% more crime than January, with March producing 27 more crimes than January.

March had about 1% more crime than February, with March producing 11 more crimes than February.

Most Committed Crimes in Amherst, New York

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 63% of crime in Amherst, New York.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 95% of violent crime in Amherst, New York.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 86% of property crime in Amherst, New York.

Reported Shootings in Amherst, New York

We recorded 10 shootings over a three month period in Amherst, New York. That's an average of about 3.333 shootings per month. March saw the most shootings with 4, followed by January with 4 shootings, and February with 2 shootings.

Disclaimer: SpotCrime pulls from multiple sources including news reported incidents. A majority of the crime incidents are directly from local police agencies. Occasionally, there may be duplicate crimes. The status of the crime is subject to change.

We are not the FBI. These are not official FBI numbers.

Data is based on a radius around the center point of Amherst. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.