Rahway, NJ
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Rahway 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 Rahway is 1 in 75. How does Rahway fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Rahway's crime rate is lower than approximately 46% of New Jersey communities.

However, 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rahway occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Rahway; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 518. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Rahway experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rahway; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Rahway Crime Data

 
Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Rahway Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

339

396

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.93

11.49

13.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rahway 1.93
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 518

in Rahway

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Rahway VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,508
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 4 19 30
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.14 0.64 1.02
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
Rahway 11.49
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Rahway

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Rahway Property CRIMES
Population: 29,508
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 51 247 41
Rate per 1,000 1.73 8.37 1.39
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

Rahway Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rahway 98
New Jersey 69