Reported Annual Crime In The Waterfront

StatisticReportedincidentsThe Waterfront/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,759865 (estimate)2,1641,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidentsThe Waterfront/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder24n/a9.04.25.3
Rape86n/a32.316.240.4
Robbery547n/a205.5100.4102.8
Assault619n/a232.6124.2248.5
Violent crime1,276192 (estimate)479245386
Burglary953n/a358.0282.7468.9
Theft2,979n/a1,119.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft551n/a207.0126.6236.9
Property crime4,483674 (estimate)1,6841,5452,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Saddle Rock, NY86853217270
Cresskill, NJ8,74523329352
Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387
North Caldwell, NJ6,5190431431
Tenafly, NJ14,82127457484
Caldwell, NJ7,96776416492
Jersey City, NJ261,6664791,6842,164

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in The Waterfront is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.37 daily crimes that occur in The Waterfront.
  • The Waterfront is safer than 93% of the cities in the New Jersey.
  • In The Waterfront you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jersey City has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In The Waterfront (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in The Waterfront

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in The Waterfront is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of property crime in The Waterfront is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of crime in The Waterfront is 1 in 116

Year Over Year Crime In Jersey City (per 100,000 people)

Jersey City police department

ItemThe WaterfrontJersey CityNew Jersey
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a94014,540
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.75.7

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
Fort Wayne, IN260,9543973,4113,808
Chula Vista, CA260,5982581,5751,832
Orlando, FL263,3068385,2206,059
Buffalo, NY258,9891,1104,1175,227
St. Petersburg, FL253,5856654,9345,599
Jersey City, NJ261,6664791,6842,164
Source: The The Waterfront, Jersey City, 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.