Princeton Junction, NJ
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Princeton Junction, 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

Princeton Junction 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 Princeton Junction is 1 in 78. How does Princeton Junction fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Princeton Junction's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Princeton Junction compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Princeton Junction with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Princeton Junction's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Princeton Junction 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 Princeton Junction.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Princeton Junction has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Princeton Junction's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Princeton Junction; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Princeton Junction Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Princeton Junction Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

33

33

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

12.78

12.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Princeton Junction 0.00
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Princeton Junction

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Princeton Junction VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,583
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
Princeton Junction 12.78
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Princeton Junction

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Princeton Junction Property CRIMES

Population: 2,583
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

Princeton Junction Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Princeton Junction 18
New Jersey 69