Union, NJ
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Union has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 64. How does Union fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Union's crime rate is lower than approximately 40% of New Jersey communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Union'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 Union is one in 766.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Union; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Union Crime Data

 

Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Union Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

69

754

823

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

14.26

15.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union 1.31
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 766

in Union

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Union VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 52,859
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
Union 14.26
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in Union

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Union Property CRIMES

Population: 52,859
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

Union Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Union 96
New Jersey 69