Hillsborough, NJ
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Hillsborough, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Hillsborough is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 89% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hillsborough is one in 179. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Hillsborough‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 84% of the state's cities and towns.

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