Middlesex, NJ
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Middlesex, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Middlesex is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Middlesex is one in 98. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Middlesex‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 56% 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 1733, 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 104.

Middlesex Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Middlesex Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

133

141

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

9.59

10.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middlesex 0.58
New Jersey 2.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,733

in Middlesex

1 in 437

in New Jersey

Middlesex VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,867
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.22 0.22

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middlesex 9.59
New Jersey 15.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 104

in Middlesex

1 in 64

in New Jersey

Middlesex Property CRIMES

Population: 13,867
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 108 8
Rate per 1,000 1.23 7.79 0.58

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Middlesex Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middlesex 40
New Jersey 66