Hoboken, NJ
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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 20 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 49. 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 74% 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 370. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hoboken's rate for property crime is 18 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 57.

Hoboken Crime Data

 
Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Hoboken Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

145

942

1,087

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.70

17.56

20.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hoboken 2.70
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 370

in Hoboken

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Hoboken VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 53,635
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 33 103
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.62 1.92
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
Hoboken 17.56
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Hoboken

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Hoboken Property CRIMES
Population: 53,635
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 95 809 38
Rate per 1,000 1.77 15.08 0.71
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

Hoboken Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hoboken 541
New Jersey 69