Seaside Heights, NJ
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With a crime rate of 73 per one thousand residents, Seaside Heights has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within New Jersey, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Seaside Heights.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,892, Seaside Heights has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Seaside Heights does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Seaside Heights.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Seaside Heights 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 Seaside Heights.

For Seaside Heights, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Seaside Heights is one in 72.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Seaside Heights is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Seaside Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 59 per one thousand population.

Seaside Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Seaside Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

40

170

210

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

13.83

58.78

72.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Seaside Heights 13.83
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 72

in Seaside Heights

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Seaside Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,892
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 34
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.35 1.73 11.76
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
Seaside Heights 58.78
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Seaside Heights

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Seaside Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 2,892
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 139 1
Rate per 1,000 10.37 48.06 0.35
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

Seaside Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Seaside Heights 439
New Jersey 69

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