Madison, NJ
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Madison, NJ crime analytics


Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 227. This equates to a crime rate of 4.40 per 1,000 residents, making Madison 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 Madison, and we found that the crime rate in Madison is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Madison 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 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.

For Madison, 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 Madison than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4032, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Madison compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Madison is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Madison is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Madison Crime Data

 
Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Madison Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

67

71

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.25

4.15

4.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Madison 0.25
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,032

in Madison

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Madison VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,126
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.25
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
Madison 4.15
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 241

in Madison

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Madison Property CRIMES
Population: 16,126
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 56 3
Rate per 1,000 0.50 3.47 0.19
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

Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Madison 17
New Jersey 69