Sayreville, NJ
Crime Rates


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Sayreville, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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, Sayreville is safer than 72% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 37% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sayreville. If you live in Sayreville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 111. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Sayreville is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Sayreville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Sayreville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1497, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Sayreville 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 Sayreville than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 120.

Sayreville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Sayreville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Sayreville 0.67
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,497

in Sayreville

1 in 408

in New Jersey


Population: 44,905
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 7 18
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.09 0.16 0.40


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Sayreville 8.35
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 120

in Sayreville

1 in 65

in New Jersey

Sayreville Property CRIMES

Population: 44,905
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 294 33
Rate per 1,000 1.07 6.55 0.73

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Sayreville Crimes Per Square Mile

Sayreville 23
New Jersey 65