Edgewater, 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

Edgewater has an overall crime rate of 11 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 93. 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.

For Edgewater, 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 Edgewater than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1593, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Edgewater; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Edgewater Crime Data

 

Crime Index

55

(100 is safest)


Safer than 55% of U.S. Cities

Edgewater Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

145

154

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

10.11

10.74

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.63
1.87
National Median: 4
    Edgewater
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,593

in Edgewater

1 in 535

in New Jersey

Edgewater VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,336
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.14 0.42

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
10.11
11.07
National Median: 19
    Edgewater
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 99

in Edgewater

1 in 90

in New Jersey

Edgewater Property CRIMES

Population: 14,336
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11 117 17
Rate per 1,000 0.77 8.16 1.19

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

Edgewater Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
64
49
National Median: 26.9
    Edgewater
    New Jersey