Dunellen, NJ
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Dunellen, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

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

Dunellen has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dunellen is 1 in 56. How does Dunellen fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Dunellen's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Dunellen compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Dunellen with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Dunellen's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Dunellen 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 Dunellen.

For Dunellen, 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 Dunellen than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1062, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Dunellen's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Dunellen a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Dunellen is one in 59.

Dunellen Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Dunellen Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

125

132

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.94

16.82

17.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dunellen 0.94
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,062

in Dunellen

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Dunellen VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,431
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 4 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.54 0.40

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
Dunellen 16.82
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Dunellen

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Dunellen Property CRIMES

Population: 7,431
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 98 4
Rate per 1,000 3.10 13.19 0.54

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

Dunellen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dunellen 126
New Jersey 69