Reported Annual Crime In Butler

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)1,1531,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a13.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault5n/a64.8127.4237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)78255373
Burglary29n/a375.7312.1491.4
Theft50n/a647.81,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a51.8131.5220.2
Property crime83n/a (estimate)1,0751,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Butler, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Butler, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Butler, NJ crime rates are 39% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 60% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Butler, NJ has a rate that is 70% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 79% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Butler, NJ is 34% lower than its state's mean, and 57% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.16 daily crimes that occur in Butler.
  • Butler is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Butler has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Butler, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Butler, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.63 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.48 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Butler, NJ is 3.29 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.79 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Butler, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.51 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.31 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Butler (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Butler, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Butler, NJ being safer than 56% of cities in New Jersey and 80% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Butler, NJ. In conclusion, Butler, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 1287
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 87
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Butler, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Butler, NJ you have a 1 in 1287 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 93 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Butler, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Butler, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Butler, NJ has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Butler, NJ has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Butler, NJ has increased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Butler police department

ItemButlerNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.25.73.3
There are a total of 17 Butler police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.5% less than the New Jersey average and 31.7% less 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
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Wood-Ridge, NJ8,24935347381
Ogdensburg, NJ2,34887306393
Ringwood, NJ12,32040436476
Butler, NJ7,636781,0751,153

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Collinsville, VA7,6322482,3602,608
Gettysburg, PA7,6322751,3481,623
Sandston, VA7,6312382,2662,504
Monessen, PA7,6309223,2344,156
Rhinelander, WI7,6422563,2173,473
Butler, NJ7,636781,0751,153
Source: The Butler, 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.