Reported Annual Crime In Journal Square

StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,6212,475 (estimate)2,1621,9952,962
StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder24n/a945
Rape35n/a131437
Robbery620n/a238118102
Assault702n/a270126233
Violent crime1,381608 (estimate)531261366
Burglary887n/a341355543
Theft2,804n/a1,0781,2481,837
Vehicle theft549n/a211131216
Property crime4,2401,867 (estimate)1,6311,7342,596

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Journal Square is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.78 daily crimes that occur in Journal Square.
  • Journal Square is safer than 89% of the cities in the New Jersey.
  • In Journal Square you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jersey City has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Journal Square (per 100,000 people)

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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 165
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Journal Square is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Journal Square is 1 in 41

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

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Caldwell, NJ6,2760270270
Essex Fells, NJ2,12527295321
Bronxville, NY6,34531389420
Wood-Ridge, NJ7,89223429452
Cresskill, NJ8,5410457457
Jersey City, NJ248,4355311,6312,162

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Petersburg, FL245,3638655,6436,508
Fort Wayne, IN253,6173173,2483,565
Norfolk, VA243,0565183,9174,435
Chula Vista, CA242,4992351,7411,976
Orlando, FL240,1859016,3607,261
Jersey City, NJ248,4355311,6312,162
Source: The Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.