Rockaway, NJ
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Rockaway, NJ crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Rockaway is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 65% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockaway is one in 89. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Rockaway‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 57% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Rockaway has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Rockaway 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 Rockaway 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 Rockaway.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Rockaway 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. Rockaway's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rockaway; 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.

Rockaway Crime Data

 
Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Rockaway Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

73

73

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

11.24

11.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rockaway 0.00
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Rockaway

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Rockaway VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,494
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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
Rockaway 11.24
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Rockaway

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Rockaway Property CRIMES
Population: 6,494
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 46 7
Rate per 1,000 3.08 7.08 1.08
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

Rockaway Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rockaway 34
New Jersey 69