New York, nicknamed as the Empire State, is one of the thirteen original colonies that formed the US. It’s home to the world’s most economically powerful city - New York City. New York City is not only the largest city of the state, but also the most populous one in the country, with about 8,175,133 residents. The estimated population of the state is 19,745,133 (as of 2016). Albany is the capital city.
Buffalo, Cheektowaga and Niagara Falls are the cities with the highest crime rates in the state. In fact, the city violent crime rate of 401.8 incidents per 100,000 people is only slightly higher than that of the state, which is 379.7 per 100,000 residents.
The city unemployment rate here is evaluated at 4.8%, the poverty rate is at 15.7%. Despite this, the state of New York is considered the main commercial banking center of the US, holding one of the largest economies worldwide.
Capital punishment was abolished in New York in 2007. Rye and Glen Cove are the safest cities to visit.
New York inmate information is handled either by the Department of Corrections through an online database, or by the Sheriff’s office in each county, which needs to be directly contacted to.