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New Jersey City Crime Rate: Most Committed Crimes and Crime Rate Information for State New Jersey

Below are the crime rates and statistics for the state of New Jersey

New Jersey Annual Crime Rates

Number of Crimes:

  • Violent Crimes – 20604
  • Property Crimes - 140086
  • Total Crimes – 160690
  • Crime Rate (per 1000 residents)
  • Violent Crimes – 2.29
  • Property Crimes – 15.56
  • Total Crimes – 17.84

Violent Crime Statistics in the state of New Jersey:

You have a 1 in 437 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime in the state of New Jersey.

New Jersey violent crime statistics - POPULATION: 9005644

Murder

  • Report Total – 324
  • Rate per 1000 – 0.04

Rape

  • Report Total – 1505
  • Rate per 1000 – 0.17

Robbery

  • Report Total – 7895
  • Rate per 1000 – 0.88

Assault

  • Report Total – 10880
  • Rate per 1000 – 1.21
New Jersey City Crime Rate

Property crime statistics in the state of New Jersey

You have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime in the state of New Jersey

POPULATION: 9005644

New Jersey Property Crime Statistics

Burglary

  • Report Total – 23891
  • Rate per 1000 – 2.65

Theft

  • Report Total – 104025
  • Rate per 1000 – 11.55

Motor Vehicle Theft

  • Report Total – 12170
  • Rate per 1000 – 1.35

The State of New Jersey, in the year 2016, reported an estimated 245.0 violent crimes and 1,544.6 property crimes per 100,000 inhabitants. The violent crime rate of the state of New Jersey is 33.8 percent lower than the U.S. national average crime rate. The property crime rate is 40.2 percent lower than the U.S. national average crime rate.

 

The crime statistics of the state of New Jersey indicate a downward trend in the total crime rate based on the data from the last 17 years when violent crime was increasing, and property crime was decreasing. Based on this information, the crime rate in the state of New Jersey for 2019 is expected to be lower than what it was in the year 2016 when the price of violent crime was lower than the national average price of violent crime by 38.3%. The crime rate of state property crime was lower than the national average price of property crime by 36.98%. 

As of the year 2013, there were a reported 192,971 crimes that took place in New Jersey, including a shocking 401 murders. This is an overall decrease in the total crimes reported, but a massive increase in murders.

Crime information and statistics by location in the state of New Jersey –

Elizabeth
According to the FBI, in the year 2010, Elizabeth, New Jersey was the twenty-fifth most dangerous city in the United States. Elizabeth has more than 1,000 violent crimes for every 100,000 people.

New Jersey Crime Rate

Camden
Camden has also been ranked as one of the most dangerous cities in the United States for 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2009 consecutively.

More information
There are almost 30 towns in the state of New Jersey with a very high violent crime rate, according to a statistic report. According to the FBI's annual crime report, New Jersey had a decrease in crime for the fifth year in 2016. But the crime rates increased in a few towns in New Jersey.

The data is based on the following crimes –

  • Violent crimes of murder,
  • Forcible rape,
  • Robbery,
  • Aggravated assault, and
  • Non-negligent manslaughter.

Violent crime in New Jersey has decreased for the fifth year straight in 2016, which is a huge contrast with the rest of the nation that saw an increase in violent crime yet again by a large margin due to a massive spike in killings in some major U.S. cities. This is according to the FBI's most recent annual national crime report.

On a national scale, the violent crime rate shot up by 4.1% last year and the homicide rate rose by 8.6%. This was after the surge in 2015, when violent crimes had increased by 3.9%, and homicide rate shot up to 10.8%.

In conclusion, New Jersey has been rated to be one of the more dangerous states of the U.S. coming in close to New York, Philadelphia and other states that fall in the high crime rate category.


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