Morris Plains, NJ
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Morris Plains, 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

Morris Plains has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 79. How does Morris Plains fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Morris Plains's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of New Jersey communities.

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

For Morris Plains, 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 Morris Plains than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1875, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Morris Plains; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Morris Plains Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Morris Plains Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

68

71

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.53

12.09

12.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Morris Plains 0.53
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,875

in Morris Plains

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Morris Plains VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,626
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.53

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
Morris Plains 12.09
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Morris Plains

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Morris Plains Property CRIMES

Population: 5,626
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 60 3
Rate per 1,000 0.89 10.66 0.53

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

Morris Plains Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Morris Plains 27
New Jersey 69