New Jersey
Crime






Crime Rates for New Jersey

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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

New Jersey Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18,537

125,156

143,693

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.08

14.05

16.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 481

in New Jersey

New Jersey VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,908,520
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 286 1,424 6,364 10,463
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.16 0.71 1.17

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in New Jersey

New Jersey Property CRIMES

Population: 8,908,520
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19,232 94,887 11,037
Rate per 1,000 2.16 10.65 1.24

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Jersey 59