Bayonne, NJ
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Bayonne, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Bayonne has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bayonne is 1 in 70. How does Bayonne fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Bayonne's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% of New Jersey communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bayonne, and we found that the crime rate in Bayonne is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bayonne is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bayonne 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 Bayonne.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bayonne occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Bayonne; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 412. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Bayonne; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Bayonne Crime Data

 

Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Bayonne Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

161

781

942

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.43

11.78

14.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bayonne 2.43
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 412

in Bayonne

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Bayonne VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 66,311
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 17 46 97
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.26 0.69 1.46

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
Bayonne 11.78
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Bayonne

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Bayonne Property CRIMES

Population: 66,311
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 157 581 43
Rate per 1,000 2.37 8.76 0.65

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

Bayonne Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bayonne 162
New Jersey 69