Spotswood, NJ
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Spotswood, NJ crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Spotswood is safer than 77% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 30% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Spotswood. If you live in Spotswood, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 119. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

For Spotswood, 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 Spotswood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1413, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Spotswood 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 Spotswood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 130.

Spotswood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Spotswood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

65

71

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.71

7.67

8.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Spotswood 0.71
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,413

in Spotswood

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Spotswood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,476
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.59
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
Spotswood 7.67
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 130

in Spotswood

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Spotswood Property CRIMES
Population: 8,476
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 55 1
Rate per 1,000 1.06 6.49 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

Spotswood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Spotswood 29
New Jersey 69