Hoboken, NJ
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Hoboken, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Hoboken 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 Hoboken is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Hoboken is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Hoboken has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hoboken occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Hoboken; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 421. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hoboken's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Hoboken 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 Hoboken is one in 50.

Hoboken Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Hoboken Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

131

1,097

1,228

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.38

19.90

22.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hoboken 2.38
New Jersey 2.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 421

in Hoboken

1 in 437

in New Jersey

Hoboken VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 55,131
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 10 32 88
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.18 0.58 1.60

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hoboken 19.90
New Jersey 15.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Hoboken

1 in 64

in New Jersey

Hoboken Property CRIMES

Population: 55,131
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 131 934 32
Rate per 1,000 2.38 16.94 0.58

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Hoboken Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hoboken 611
New Jersey 66