Rahway, NJ
Crime Rates



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Rahway, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Rahway is safer than 63% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 44% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rahway. If you live in Rahway, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 106. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39. It is for these reasons that Rahway is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Rahway has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Rahway is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rahway's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Rahway is one in 854.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Rahway 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 Rahway than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 121.

Rahway Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Rahway Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

35

247

282

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

8.27

9.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rahway 1.17
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 854

in Rahway

1 in 481

in New Jersey

Rahway VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,880
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 9 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.30 0.74

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rahway 8.27
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Rahway

1 in 71

in New Jersey

Rahway Property CRIMES

Population: 29,880
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 44 165 38
Rate per 1,000 1.47 5.52 1.27

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Rahway Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rahway 70
New Jersey 59