Middlesex, NJ
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Middlesex, NJ crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Middlesex is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 73% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Middlesex is one in 108. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Middlesex‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 64% of the state's cities and towns.

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