Springfield, NJ
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Springfield, NJ crime analytics


Springfield is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (67%) and also has a lower crime rate than 59% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Springfield is one in 92 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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 1945, 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 97.

Springfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

181

190

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.51

10.34

10.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Springfield 0.51
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,945

in Springfield

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,502
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
Springfield 10.34
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 97

in Springfield

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Springfield Property CRIMES

Population: 17,502
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

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Springfield 37
New Jersey 69

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