Keyport, NJ
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Keyport, NJ crime analytics

Keyport has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Keyport is 1 in 58. How does Keyport fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Keyport's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Keyport compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Keyport with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Keyport's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Keyport 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 Keyport; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 476. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Keyport; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Keyport Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Keyport Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Keyport 2.10
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 476

in Keyport

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Population: 7,145
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 7 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.98 0.84
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)

Keyport 15.12
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Keyport

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Keyport Property CRIMES
Population: 7,145
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 78 9
Rate per 1,000 2.94 10.92 1.26
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

Keyport Crimes Per Square Mile

Keyport 86
New Jersey 69