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Jersey City Crime Rate Report (New Jersey)

Jersey City crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 21 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Jersey City for 2022 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Jersey City in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 37.76% and the city property crime rate in Jersey City was lower than the national property crime rate average by 9.77%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Jersey City was higher than the violent crime rate in New Jersey by 152.66% and the city property crime rate in Jersey City was higher than the property crime rate in New Jersey by 42.54%.

Property and Violent Crime
Jersey City Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Jersey City Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Jersey City Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault868
Arson18
Burglary890
Larceny and Theft3,514
Motor Vehicle Theft670
Murder and Manslaughter13
Rape81
Robbery431
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)8,354
Property Crime5,074
Violent Crime1,393
2022 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault642
Arson23
Burglary652
Larceny and Theft3,011
Motor Vehicle Theft441
Murder and Manslaughter18
Rape124
Robbery189
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)7,373
Property Crime4,093
Violent Crime973

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Jersey City Property Crime

Jersey City Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Jersey City Crime 2019

Jersey City Crime 2022

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Jersey City Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Jersey City Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Jersey City, New Jersey crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Jersey City crime report data for 2022 was projected from 21 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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