Reported Annual Crime In Freehold

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreehold/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime176n/a (estimate)1,4731,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFreehold/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a8.415.338.6
Robbery21n/a175.7108.6101.9
Assault14n/a117.2127.4237.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)301255373
Burglary41n/a343.1312.1491.4
Theft94n/a786.61,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a41.8131.5220.2
Property crime140n/a (estimate)1,1721,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Freehold, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Freehold, 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 Freehold, NJ crime rates are 22% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 48% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Freehold, NJ has a rate that is 18% higher than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 19% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Freehold, NJ is 28% lower than its state's mean, and 53% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,6910236236
Navesink, NJ1,63836228264
Cranbury, NJ2,34740255295
Fair Haven, NJ6,0930381381
Vista Center, NJ2,12764407471
Freehold, NJ12,0183011,1721,473

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Freehold is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.04 daily crimes that occur in Freehold.
  • Freehold is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Freehold you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Freehold has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Freehold (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Freehold, 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 Freehold, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.94 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Freehold, NJ is 1.18 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Freehold, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.39 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Freehold (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Freehold, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Freehold, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Freehold, NJ is 22% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Freehold, NJ has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Freehold, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Freehold

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Freehold is 1 in 332
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Freehold is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Freehold is 1 in 68
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Freehold, 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 Freehold, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 332. 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 86 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 Freehold, NJ is 1 in 68.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Freehold, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Freehold, NJ has increased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Freehold, NJ has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Freehold, NJ has increased by 6% year to year.

Freehold police department

ItemFreeholdNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3114,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.65.73.3
There are a total of 31 Freehold police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.8% less than the New Jersey average and 21.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

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Maryville, MO12,0182331,3071,541
Holiday City-Berkeley, NJ12,0133442,1912,534
Powell, OH12,01247541588
Speedway, IN12,0124115,0695,480
Pontiac, IL12,0124952,5653,060
Freehold, NJ12,0183011,1721,473
Source: The Freehold, 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.