Piscataway, NJ
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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Piscataway, NJ crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Piscataway is safer than 69% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 39% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Piscataway. If you live in Piscataway, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 98. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Piscataway, 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 Piscataway than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1350, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Piscataway 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 Piscataway than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 106.

Piscataway Crime Data

 
Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Piscataway Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

549

592

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.74

9.45

10.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Piscataway 0.74
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,350

in Piscataway

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Piscataway VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 58,069
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
Piscataway 9.45
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 106

in Piscataway

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Piscataway Property CRIMES
Population: 58,069
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

Piscataway Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Piscataway 31
New Jersey 69