Oakhurst, NJ
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The crime rate in Oakhurst is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Oakhurst is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Oakhurst is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Oakhurst has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Oakhurst to other communities of similar population, then Oakhurst crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Oakhurst does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Oakhurst 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 Oakhurst.

For Oakhurst, 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 Oakhurst than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1991, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oakhurst's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Oakhurst a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Oakhurst is one in 52.

Oakhurst Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Oakhurst Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

76

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

19.09

19.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oakhurst 0.50
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,991

in Oakhurst

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Oakhurst VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,982
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
Oakhurst 19.09
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Oakhurst

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Oakhurst Property CRIMES
Population: 3,982
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

Oakhurst Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oakhurst 48
New Jersey 69