Hillsborough, NJ
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Hillsborough, NJ crime analytics


Hillsborough is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (89%) and also has a lower crime rate than 84% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Hillsborough is one in 179 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Hillsborough, and we found that the crime rate in Hillsborough is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Hillsborough is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Hillsborough, 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 Hillsborough than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4978, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hillsborough is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Hillsborough than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 185.

Hillsborough Crime Data

 
Crime Index

89

(100 is safest)


Safer than 89% of U.S. Cities

Hillsborough Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

215

223

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.20

5.40

5.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsborough 0.20
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,978

in Hillsborough

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Hillsborough VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 39,821
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Hillsborough 5.40
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 185

in Hillsborough

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Hillsborough Property CRIMES
Population: 39,821
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Hillsborough Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hillsborough 4
New Jersey 69