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 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

New Jersey Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17,353

102,875

120,228

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.87

11.07

12.94

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 535

in New Jersey

New Jersey VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,288,994
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 329 1,277 4,384 11,363
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.14 0.47 1.22

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
11.07
National Median: 19
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in New Jersey

New Jersey Property CRIMES

Population: 9,288,994
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12,983 79,614 10,278
Rate per 1,000 1.40 8.57 1.11

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

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