Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Journal Square

StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,4912,892 (estimate)2,5272,1713,099
StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder20n/a855
Rape35n/a141325
Robbery717n/a279136109
Assault883n/a344136229
Violent crime1,655737 (estimate)644289368
Burglary1,052n/a410403610
Theft3,046n/a1,1861,3251,899
Vehichle theft738n/a287155221
Property crime4,8362,155 (estimate)1,8831,8832,731
The overall crime rate in Journal Square is 6% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 7.92 daily crimes that occur in Journal Square.
Journal Square is safer than 84% of the cities in the New Jersey.
In Journal Square you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Jersey City has decreased by 13%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Journal Square

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Journal Square is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Journal Square is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Journal Square is 1 in 35

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

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bergenfield, NJ26,77459387446
River Edge, NJ11,3409460469
Leonia, NJ8,94866409475
New Milford, NJ16,36212483495
Tuckahoe, NY6,4850532532
Jersey City, NJ248,4356441,8832,527

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Petersburg, FL245,3639635,3356,297
Fort Wayne, IN253,6173723,8494,221
Norfolk, VA243,0565734,3724,945
Chula Vista, CA242,4992332,0722,305
Orlando, FL240,1859156,5117,426
Jersey City, NJ248,4356441,8832,527

Jersey City police department

ItemJournal SquareJersey 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.