Secaucus, NJ
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The crime rate in Secaucus is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Secaucus is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Secaucus is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Secaucus has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Secaucus to other communities of similar population, then Secaucus crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Secaucus does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Secaucus 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 Secaucus.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Secaucus's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Secaucus is one in 579.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Secaucus's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Secaucus a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Secaucus is one in 37.

Secaucus Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Secaucus Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

33

510

543

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.73

26.70

28.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Secaucus 1.73
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 579

in Secaucus

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Secaucus VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,104
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 14 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.73 0.99

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
Secaucus 26.70
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Secaucus

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Secaucus Property CRIMES

Population: 19,104
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 431 38
Rate per 1,000 2.15 22.56 1.99

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

Secaucus Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Secaucus 82
New Jersey 69