Secaucus, NJ
Crime Rates

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Secaucus, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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 27 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 37. 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 89% 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 1 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 691.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Secaucus's rate for property crime is 25 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 39.

Secaucus Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Secaucus Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Secaucus 1.45
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 691

in Secaucus

1 in 481

in New Jersey


Population: 20,742
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 14 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.77


Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Secaucus 25.36
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Secaucus

1 in 71

in New Jersey

Secaucus Property CRIMES

Population: 20,742
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 473 21
Rate per 1,000 1.54 22.80 1.01

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Secaucus Crimes Per Square Mile

Secaucus 84
New Jersey 59