Colts Neck, NJ
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Colts Neck, NJ crime analytics


Colts Neck's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both New Jersey and the nation. Colts Neck's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Colts Neck is one in 257.

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

For Colts Neck, 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 Colts Neck than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 5020, 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 Colts Neck compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Colts Neck is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Colts Neck is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Colts Neck Crime Data

 
Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Colts Neck Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

37

39

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.20

3.69

3.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Colts Neck 0.20
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 5,020

in Colts Neck

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Colts Neck VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,039
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
Colts Neck 3.69
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 271

in Colts Neck

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Colts Neck Property CRIMES
Population: 10,039
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

Colts Neck Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Colts Neck 1
New Jersey 69