Reported Annual Crime In East Orange

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Orange/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,249n/a (estimate)1,9151,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Orange/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder11n/a16.94.14.9
Rape25n/a38.315.338.6
Robbery156n/a239.2108.6101.9
Assault242n/a371.1127.4237.8
Violent crime434n/a (estimate)666255373
Burglary202n/a309.8312.1491.4
Theft449n/a688.51,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft164n/a251.5131.5220.2
Property crime815n/a (estimate)1,2501,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in East Orange, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in East Orange, 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 East Orange, NJ crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 33% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, East Orange, NJ has a rate that is 161% higher than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 79% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, East Orange, NJ is 23% lower than its state's mean, and 50% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Orange is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in East Orange.
  • East Orange is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Orange you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Orange has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In East Orange (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in East Orange, 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 East Orange, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.02 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.49 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in East Orange, NJ is 2.61 times more than the New Jersey average, and it is 1.79 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that East Orange, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.30 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.99 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is East Orange (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of East Orange, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that East Orange, NJ ranks safer than 8% of every city located within New Jersey along with 16% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than East Orange, NJ. As a result, East Orange, NJ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Orange

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Orange is 1 in 151
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Orange is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Orange is 1 in 53
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Orange, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in East Orange, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 151. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 81 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in East Orange, NJ is 1 in 53.

Year Over Year Crime In East Orange (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for East Orange, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in East Orange, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 6% in East Orange, NJ, while property crimes in East Orange, NJ have decreased by 26%. Crimes in total for East Orange, NJ have decreased by 20% year over year.

East Orange police department

ItemEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.45.73.3
There are a total of 287 East Orange police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% less than the New Jersey average and 35.8% 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
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Haworth, NJ3,4190347347
Wood-Ridge, NJ8,24935347381
Cresskill, NJ8,66911375387
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
East Orange, NJ64,5386661,2501,915

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San Clemente, CA64,6731201,1731,293
Maple Grove, MN64,364611,5451,606
East Orange, NJ64,5386661,2501,915
Source: The East Orange, 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.