Short Hills, NJ
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Short Hills has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Short Hills is 1 in 56. How does Short Hills fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Short Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Short Hills compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Short Hills with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Short Hills's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Short Hills 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 Short Hills.

For Short Hills, 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 Short Hills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3362, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Short Hills's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Short Hills 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 Short Hills is one in 57.

Short Hills Crime Data

 
Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Short Hills Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

236

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.30

17.55

17.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Short Hills 0.30
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,362

in Short Hills

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Short Hills VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,446
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Short Hills 17.55
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Short Hills

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Short Hills Property CRIMES
Population: 13,446
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Short Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Short Hills 46
New Jersey 69

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