Springfield, NJ
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Springfield, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Springfield is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 64% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Springfield is one in 92. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Springfield‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 56% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Springfield, 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 Springfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1091, 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 Springfield 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 Springfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Springfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

173

189

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.92

9.91

10.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 0.92
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,091

in Springfield

1 in 408

in New Jersey

Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,455
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 9.91
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Springfield

1 in 65

in New Jersey

Springfield Property CRIMES

Population: 17,455
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Springfield 37
New Jersey 65