Toms River, NJ
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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The crime rate in Toms River is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Toms River is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Toms River is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Toms River has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Toms River, 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 Toms River than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1676, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Toms River's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Toms River 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 Toms River is one in 51.

Toms River Crime Data

 
Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Toms River Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

53

1,736

1,789

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.60

19.55

20.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Toms River 0.60
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,676

in Toms River

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Toms River VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 88,802
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
Toms River 19.55
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Toms River

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Toms River Property CRIMES
Population: 88,802
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

Toms River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Toms River 44
New Jersey 69