West Creek, NJ
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West Creek, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

West Creek has an overall crime rate of 18 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 West Creek is 1 in 57. How does West Creek fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? West Creek's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of New Jersey communities.

However, when you compare West Creek to other communities of similar population, then West Creek crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how West Creek does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Creek 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 West Creek.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that West Creek'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 West Creek is one in 713.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in West Creek; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

West Creek Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

West Creek Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

69

75

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

16.14

17.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Creek 1.40
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 713

in West Creek

1 in 392

in New Jersey

West Creek VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,276
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
West Creek 16.14
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in West Creek

1 in 61

in New Jersey

West Creek Property CRIMES

Population: 4,276
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

West Creek Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Creek 4
New Jersey 69