Middletown, NJ
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Middletown, NJ crime analytics


Middletown is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (78%) and also has a lower crime rate than 71% 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 Middletown is one in 122 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.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Middletown, and we found that the crime rate in Middletown is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Middletown 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 Middletown 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 Middletown.

For Middletown, 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 Middletown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2264, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Middletown 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 Middletown than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 129.

Middletown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

Middletown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

229

242

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.44

7.78

8.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middletown 0.44
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,264

in Middletown

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Middletown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,435
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Middletown 7.78
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Middletown

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Middletown Property CRIMES
Population: 29,435
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Middletown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middletown 18
New Jersey 69