Barnegat, NJ
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Barnegat, NJ crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Barnegat is safer than 78% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 30% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Barnegat. If you live in Barnegat, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 120. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Barnegat has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Barnegat is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Barnegat does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Barnegat.

For Barnegat, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Barnegat than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1000, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Barnegat is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Barnegat than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 136.

Barnegat Crime Data

 
Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

Barnegat Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

22

25

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.00

7.33

8.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Barnegat 1.00
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,000

in Barnegat

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Barnegat VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,001
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Barnegat 7.33
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 136

in Barnegat

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Barnegat Property CRIMES
Population: 3,001
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Barnegat Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Barnegat 9
New Jersey 69