Middlesex, NJ
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Middlesex, 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

Middlesex is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (73%) and also has a lower crime rate than 64% 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 Middlesex is one in 108 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 35.

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

For Middlesex, 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 Middlesex than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1161, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Middlesex is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Middlesex than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 119.

Middlesex Crime Data

 

Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Middlesex Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

117

129

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.86

8.40

9.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middlesex 0.86
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,161

in Middlesex

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Middlesex VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,934
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 6 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.43 0.22

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
Middlesex 8.40
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 119

in Middlesex

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Middlesex Property CRIMES

Population: 13,934
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 77 5
Rate per 1,000 2.51 5.53 0.36

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

Middlesex Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middlesex 36
New Jersey 69