East Orange, NJ crime analytics

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

The crime rate in East Orange is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in East Orange is 1 in 62. Based on FBI crime data, East Orange is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, East Orange has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, East Orange has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, East Orange is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how East Orange 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 East Orange.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in East Orange occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in East Orange; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 231. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in East Orange; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

East Orange Crime Data

 

Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

East Orange Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

302

820

1,122

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.34

11.78

16.12

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.34
1.87
National Median: 4
    East Orange
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 231

in East Orange

1 in 535

in New Jersey

East Orange VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 69,612
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 19 78 199
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.27 1.12 2.86

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
11.78
11.07
National Median: 19
    East Orange
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in East Orange

1 in 90

in New Jersey

East Orange Property CRIMES

Population: 69,612
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 73 574 173
Rate per 1,000 1.05 8.25 2.49

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

East Orange Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
286
49
National Median: 26.9
    East Orange
    New Jersey