Orange, NJ
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Orange, 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

The crime rate in Orange is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Orange is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Orange is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Orange has a crime rate that is higher than 93% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Orange to other communities of similar population, then Orange crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange.

For Orange, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Orange is one in 90.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Orange's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Orange 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 Orange is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Orange has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Orange is one in 148.

Orange Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Orange Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

305

758

1,063

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.11

27.61

38.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Orange 11.11
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 90

in Orange

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Orange VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,452
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
Orange 27.61
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Orange

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Orange Property CRIMES

Population: 27,452
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

Orange Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Orange 483
New Jersey 69