Rockaway, NJ
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Rockaway, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Rockaway is safer than 65% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rockaway. If you live in Rockaway, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 89. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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