Reported Annual Crime In Bayonne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBayonne/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime942n/a (estimate)1,4151,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBayonne/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.54.14.9
Rape17n/a25.515.338.6
Robbery46n/a69.1108.6101.9
Assault97n/a145.7127.4237.8
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)242255373
Burglary157n/a235.8312.1491.4
Theft581n/a872.61,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft43n/a64.6131.5220.2
Property crime781n/a (estimate)1,1731,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Bayonne, NJ. All reported Bayonne, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Bayonne, NJ overall crime rate is 25% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 51% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Bayonne, NJ, the rate is 5% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 35% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Bayonne, NJ comes in at 28% lower than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 53% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bayonne is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.88 daily crimes that occur in Bayonne.
  • Bayonne is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bayonne you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bayonne has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Bayonne (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bayonne, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Bayonne, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.33 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bayonne, NJ is 1.06 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 1.54 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bayonne, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.39 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bayonne (higher is better)

How safe is Bayonne, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bayonne, NJ is safer than 30% of the cities in New Jersey and 54% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bayonne, NJ. Overall, Bayonne, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bayonne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bayonne is 1 in 414
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bayonne is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bayonne is 1 in 71
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bayonne, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bayonne, NJ you have a 1 in 414 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bayonne, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Bayonne (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bayonne, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Bayonne, NJ has increased by 7%, the amount of property crime in Bayonne, NJ has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Bayonne, NJ has decreased by 2% year to year.

Bayonne police department

ItemBayonneNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)24414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.73.3
There are a total of 244 Bayonne police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.6% less than the New Jersey average and 16.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wood-Ridge, NJ8,24935347381
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Ridgefield, NJ11,19126388415
Essex Fells, NJ2,14048431479
Fanwood, NJ7,47513518531
Bayonne, NJ64,7632421,1731,415

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Johnson City, TN64,6143473,7144,061
Woodbury, MN64,544511,8501,901
Bayonne, NJ64,7632421,1731,415
Source: The Bayonne, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.