Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ Crime Rates & Statistics

Journal Square, Jersey City crime information

StatisticJournal Square /100KJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100K
Violent crime737 (estimate)644289
Property crime2,155 (estimate)1,8831,883
Total crime index2,892 (estimate)2,5272,171
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  • The estimated Journal Square crime index is 14% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City crime index is 16% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The estimated Journal Square violent crime rate is 14% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City violent crime rate is 123% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The estimated Journal Square property crime rate is 14% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City property crime rate is 0% lower than the New Jersey average.

Journal Square, Jersey City police department

ItemJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a94014,540
Police officers /1000 residentsn/a3.75.7
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  • Journal Square is safer than 45.5% of the neighborhoods in Jersey City.
  • The crime rate in Journal Square, Jersey City is less than 9% of the cities in New Jersey.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Journal Square is 1 in 35.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Journal Square is 1 in 136.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Journal Square is 1 in 47.

Jersey City crime comparison

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Jersey City violent crime breakdown

CrimeJersey CityJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
Murder20855
Rape35141325
Robbery717279136109
Assault883344136229

Jersey City property crime breakdown

CrimeJersey CityJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,052410403610
Theft3,0461,1861,3251,899
Vehichle theft738287155221

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Jersey City, NJ

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Carnegie Hill, New York866.7
Battery Park, New York863.1
Tribeca, New York863.2
North Sutton Area, New York855.6
The Waterfront, Jersey City851.9
Greenwich Village, New York853.7
Upper East Side, New York856.3
Financial District, New York853.5
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Murray Hill, New York844.8
Garment District, New York844.3
West Village, New York843.1
Soho, New York843.3
Gramercy, New York844.4
Cobble Hill, New York844.7
Upper West Side, New York845.9
Midtown, New York844.8
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Cities near Jersey City, NJ

CityScoreMiles
Bronxville, NY8818.7
Hewlett Bay Park, NY8820.7
Plandome Heights, NY8819.5
Roslyn Estates, NY8721.7
Ridgewood, NJ8717.1
Darien, CT8739.2
Kensington, NY8718.5
Plandome, NY8719.7
CityScoreMiles
Saddle Rock Estates, NY8717.4
Woodsburgh, NY8720.2
Chatham, NJ8716.6
Larchmont, NY8721.2
Flower Hill, NY8720.8
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ8718.2
Upper Montclair, NJ8710.5
Westfield, NJ8715.6
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