Franklin, NJ
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Franklin, 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

The crime rate in Franklin is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Franklin is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Franklin is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Franklin has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Franklin compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Franklin with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Franklin'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 Franklin 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 Franklin.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Franklin has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Franklin's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Franklin's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Franklin 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 Franklin is one in 45.

Franklin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

109

109

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

22.45

22.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Franklin 0.00
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Franklin

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Franklin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,855
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Franklin 22.45
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Franklin

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Franklin Property CRIMES

Population: 4,855
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 91 3
Rate per 1,000 3.09 18.74 0.62

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

Franklin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Franklin 24
New Jersey 69