New Jersey
Crime




Safest

Top Ten Safest NJ Cities




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 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

22,879

145,701

168,580

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.55

16.26

18.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 392

in New Jersey

New Jersey VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,958,013
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 363 1,373 9,729 11,414
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.15 1.09 1.27

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
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in New Jersey

New Jersey Property CRIMES

Population: 8,958,013
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27,960 105,963 11,778
Rate per 1,000 3.12 11.83 1.31

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Jersey 69