Oak Ridge, NJ
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Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oak Ridge is 1 in 198. This equates to a crime rate of 5 per 1,000 residents, making Oak Ridge one of the safest communities in nation. Oak Ridge's crime rate is not the lowest in New Jersey, however. Approximately 12% of the cities and towns in New Jersey have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

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

For Oak Ridge, 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 Oak Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3568, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Oak Ridge compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Oak Ridge is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Oak Ridge is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Oak Ridge Crime Data

 
Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Oak Ridge Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

51

54

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.28

4.76

5.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Ridge 0.28
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,568

in Oak Ridge

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Oak Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,705
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
Oak Ridge 4.76
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 210

in Oak Ridge

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Oak Ridge Property CRIMES
Population: 10,705
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

Oak Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Ridge 2
New Jersey 69

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