Keansburg, NJ
Crime Rates


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Keansburg, NJ crime analytics

The crime rate in Keansburg is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Keansburg is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Keansburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Keansburg has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Keansburg to other communities of similar population, then Keansburg crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Keansburg does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Keansburg 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 Keansburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 411. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Keansburg's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Keansburg 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 Keansburg is one in 40.

Keansburg Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Keansburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Keansburg 2.43
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 411

in Keansburg

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Population: 9,873
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 6 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.61 1.72
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)

Keansburg 25.12
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Keansburg

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Keansburg Property CRIMES
Population: 9,873
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 211 3
Rate per 1,000 3.44 21.37 0.30
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

Keansburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Keansburg 216
New Jersey 69