Madison, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Madison is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 47% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Madison is one in 111 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Madison has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Madison's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Madison; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Madison Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Madison Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

153

153

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

9.03

9.03

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
1.87
National Median: 4
    Madison
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Madison

1 in 535

in New Jersey

Madison VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,937
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
9.03
11.07
National Median: 19
    Madison
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 111

in Madison

1 in 90

in New Jersey

Madison Property CRIMES

Population: 16,937
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 126 17
Rate per 1,000 0.59 7.44 1.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
36
49
National Median: 26.9
    Madison
    New Jersey