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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 11 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 2010 when the state violent crime rate was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 4.91% and the state property crime rate was lower than the national property crime rate average by 5.62%.

Property and Violent Crime

New Jersey Property Crime
New Jersey Violent Crime
2010 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault13,885
Forcible Rape981
Larceny and Theft128,754
Motor Vehicle Theft15,556
Murder and Manslaughter371
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)210,097
Property Crime183,042
Violent Crime27,055

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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