Reported Annual Crime In Hightstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHightstown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)8561,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHightstown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape1n/a18.216.240.4
Robbery4n/a72.8100.4102.8
Assault1n/a18.2124.2248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)109245386
Burglary3n/a54.6282.7468.9
Theft37n/a673.81,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a18.2126.6236.9
Property crime41n/a (estimate)7471,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Hightstown, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Hightstown, 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 Hightstown, NJ crime rates are 52% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 70% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Hightstown, NJ has a rate that is 55% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 72% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Hightstown, NJ is 52% lower than its state's mean, and 70% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77434217251
Cranbury, NJ2,34738242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44439245284
Pennington, NJ2,5880309309
Hopewell, NJ1,89154342396
Griggstown, NJ1,01156354410
Kingston, NJ1,25956355411
Hightstown, NJ5,557109747856

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hightstown is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.35 daily crimes that occur in Hightstown.
  • Hightstown is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hightstown you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hightstown has decreased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Hightstown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hightstown, 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 Hightstown, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 2.09 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.31 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hightstown, NJ is 2.24 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 3.54 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hightstown, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 2.07 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.28 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hightstown (higher is better)

How safe is Hightstown, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hightstown, NJ is safer than 30% of the cities in New Jersey and 56% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Hightstown, NJ. Overall, Hightstown, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hightstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hightstown is 1 in 916
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hightstown is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hightstown is 1 in 117
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hightstown, 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 Hightstown, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 916. 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 134 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 Hightstown, NJ is 1 in 117.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hightstown, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Hightstown, NJ has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in Hightstown, NJ has decreased by 35%, and the total amount of crime in Hightstown, NJ has decreased by 33% year to year.

Hightstown police department

ItemHightstownNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1914,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.45.73.3
There are a total of 19 Hightstown police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.3% less than the New Jersey average and 5.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Duquesne, PA5,5581,2484,1615,409
Robertsdale, AL5,5564324,8355,267
Sumner, IL5,5565672,6653,233
Roseland, CA5,5564682,6883,156
Big Stone Gap, VA5,559932,8642,956
Hightstown, NJ5,557109747856
Source: The Hightstown, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.