Bayonne, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Bayonne has an overall crime rate of 11 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 94. How does Bayonne fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Bayonne's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bayonne has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bayonne 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 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bayonne's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Bayonne is one in 608.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Bayonne; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 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

118

647

765

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.65

9.03

10.67

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.65
1.87
National Median: 4
    Bayonne
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 608

in Bayonne

1 in 535

in New Jersey

Bayonne VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 71,686
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 33 79
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.07 0.46 1.10

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
9.03
11.07
National Median: 19
    Bayonne
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 111

in Bayonne

1 in 90

in New Jersey

Bayonne Property CRIMES

Population: 71,686
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 84 514 49
Rate per 1,000 1.17 7.17 0.68

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Bayonne Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
132
49
National Median: 26.9
    Bayonne
    New Jersey