South River, NJ
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South River, NJ crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in South River is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in South River is one in 91. Compared to communities within New Jersey, South River‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 59% of the state's cities and towns.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that South River'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 South River is one in 713.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in South River 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 South River than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 104.

South River Crime Data

 
Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

South River Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

158

181

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

9.63

11.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South River 1.40
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 713

in South River

1 in 392

in New Jersey
South River VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,399
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 7 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.43 0.61
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
South River 9.63
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 104

in South River

1 in 61

in New Jersey
South River Property CRIMES
Population: 16,399
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 137 2
Rate per 1,000 1.16 8.35 0.12
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

South River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South River 62
New Jersey 69