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New Jersey Crime Statistics and Rates Report (NJ)

New Jersey crime statistics indicate a total downward trend in crime based on data from 13 years when violent crime was decreasing and property crime was decreasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in New Jersey for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2012 when the state violent crime rate was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 0.78% and the state property crime rate was lower than the national property crime rate average by 2.89%.

Property and Violent Crime

New Jersey Property Crime
New Jersey Violent Crime
2012 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault12,919
Forcible Rape1,035
Larceny and Theft122,662
Motor Vehicle Theft16,481
Murder and Manslaughter388
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)207,208
Property Crime181,481
Violent Crime25,727

State versus National Crime Comparison

New Jersey Property Crime vs. National Comparison

New Jersey Violent Crime vs. National Comparison

New Jersey crime rates by city (Small cities)


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