Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Berkeley Heights, NJ crime analytics


If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Berkeley Heights. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 222. These crime statistics put Berkeley Heights in the elite group of the safest communities in both New Jersey and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Berkeley Heights, and we found that the crime rate in Berkeley Heights is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Berkeley Heights 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 Berkeley Heights 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 Berkeley Heights.

For Berkeley Heights, 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 Berkeley Heights than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Berkeley Heights compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Berkeley Heights is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Berkeley Heights is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Berkeley Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Berkeley Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

60

61

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.07

4.43

4.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berkeley Heights 0.07
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Berkeley Heights

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Berkeley Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,549
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
Berkeley Heights 4.43
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 226

in Berkeley Heights

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Berkeley Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 13,549
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

Berkeley Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Berkeley Heights 10
New Jersey 69

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