Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16n/a (estimate)9521,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0127.4237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0255373
Burglary2n/a119.0312.1491.4
Theft14n/a833.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime16n/a (estimate)9521,6272,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.61 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 105
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 105

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.45.73.3
There are a total of 9 Chester police officers. This results in 5.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.5% less than the New Jersey average and 65.3% 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
Califon, NJ1,24509292
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
New Providence, NJ12,3140450450
Annandale, NJ1,40463399462
Chester, NJ1,5570952952

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leadwood, MO1,5579002,0462,946
Independence, WI1,55701,2561,256
Cherokee, OK1,5571771,2081,385
West Salem, OH1,5571371,2111,347
Tripoli, IA1,5571289161,044
Chester, NJ1,5570952952
Source: The Chester, 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.