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Crime Rates for New Jersey

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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 about Scout's Crime Data

New Jersey Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15,584

103,761

119,345

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.68

11.20

12.88

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.68
National Median: 4
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 595

in New Jersey

New Jersey VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,267,130
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 373 1,504 3,488 10,219
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.16 0.38 1.10

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.20
National Median: 19
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in New Jersey

New Jersey Property CRIMES

Population: 9,267,130
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 11,009 78,835 13,917
Rate per 1,000 1.19 8.51 1.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
49
National Median: 26.8
    New Jersey