Edgewater, NJ
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Edgewater, 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

Edgewater has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Edgewater is 1 in 63. How does Edgewater fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Edgewater's crime rate is lower than approximately 39% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Edgewater has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Edgewater 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 Edgewater 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 Edgewater.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Edgewater's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Edgewater is one in 926.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the borough, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Edgewater experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Edgewater; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Edgewater Crime Data

 

Crime Index

48

(100 is safest)


Safer than 48% of U.S. Cities

Edgewater Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

177

190

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.08

14.71

15.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Edgewater 1.08
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 926

in Edgewater

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Edgewater VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,034
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 2 3 6
Rate per 1,000 0.17 0.17 0.25 0.50

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
Edgewater 14.71
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Edgewater

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Edgewater Property CRIMES

Population: 12,034
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 151 7
Rate per 1,000 1.58 12.55 0.58

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

Edgewater Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Edgewater 78
New Jersey 69

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