Reported Annual Crime In Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,483 (estimate)1,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a15.338.6
Robberyn/an/an/a108.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a127.4237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)337 (estimate)255373
Burglaryn/an/an/a312.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a131.5220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,147 (estimate)1,6272,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.8 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • Columbia is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia is 1 in 298
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia is 1 in 41

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

Columbia police department

ItemColumbiaNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

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
Stockertown, PA1,057109109217
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Eastlawn Gardens, PA2,96380460539
Brass Castle, NJ1,34694601696
Columbia, NJ3533372,1472,483

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Batavia, MT3533782,8353,213
Macdona, TX3535133,5234,036
Westphalia, MO3534582,6303,089
Sweet Water Village, AZ3536304,6585,288
Aquadale, NC3534003,1693,569
Columbia, NJ3533372,1472,483
Source: The Columbia, 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.