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Juvenile Delinquency in New York, NY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the New York County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New York often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 485 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of New York County. Of that total, 89% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 432 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, New York County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future New York County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency8,675
Dependency645
Status4,131

Government of New York County, NY

County Seat: New York City
Government Type: City-County Consolidation
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1683
Total Square Miles: 468
2019 Population: 8,622,698
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

New York County, NY Courts