Living in Cortland County affords many advantages, including safety. The county’s comparative crime rates for violent and property crimes are significantly below state and national averages.
Comparative Crime Rates
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Source: Sperling’s Best Places.
Violent crime, is rated on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 10. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
Property crime is rated on a scale from 1 (low) to 10. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.