Kinnelon, NJ
Crime Rates


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Kinnelon, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kinnelon is 1 in 289. This equates to a crime rate of 3.46 per 1,000 residents, making Kinnelon one of the safest communities in New Jersey to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Kinnelon, and we found that the crime rate in Kinnelon is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Kinnelon 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 Kinnelon 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 Kinnelon.

For Kinnelon, 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 Kinnelon than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the borough, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Kinnelon experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Kinnelon compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Kinnelon is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Kinnelon is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Kinnelon Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Kinnelon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Kinnelon 0.10
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Kinnelon

1 in 392

in New Jersey


Population: 10,392
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00


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)

Kinnelon 3.37
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 297

in Kinnelon

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Kinnelon Property CRIMES

Population: 10,392
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 32 1
Rate per 1,000 0.19 3.08 0.10

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

Kinnelon Crimes Per Square Mile

Kinnelon 2
New Jersey 69