Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ Crime Rates & Statistics

Journal Square, Jersey City crime information

StatisticJournal Square /100KJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100K
Violent crime1,016 (estimate)767290
Property crime3,038 (estimate)2,2952,047
Total crime index4,053 (estimate)3,0622,338
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  • The estimated Journal Square crime index is 32% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City crime index is 30% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The estimated Journal Square violent crime rate is 32% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City violent crime rate is 164% higher than the New Jersey average.
  • The estimated Journal Square property crime rate is 32% higher than the Jersey City average and and the Jersey City property crime rate is 12% higher than the New Jersey average.

Journal Square, Jersey City police department

ItemJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
Total police officersn/a1,04519,179
Police officers /1000 residents4.34.33.6
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There are a total of 0 Journal Square, Jersey City police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Jersey City average and 18.8% greater than the New Jersey average.

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  • Journal Square is safer than 54.5% 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 25.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Journal Square is 1 in 99.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Journal Square is 1 in 33.

Jersey City crime comparison

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Jersey City violent crime breakdown

CrimeJersey CityJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
Murder18745
Rape49201227
Robbery961387128113
Assault878353146242

Jersey City property crime breakdown

CrimeJersey CityJersey City /100KNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,402564478670
Theft3,4391,3841,3841,959
Vehichle theft860346186230

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey2,45529192

There are a total of 2,455 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 29 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 85% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Jersey City, NJ

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Journal Square, Jersey City0The Waterfront, Jersey City1.9
McGinley Square, Jersey City0.9Liberty Park, Jersey City2.6
Lincoln Park, Jersey City1.2Greenville, Jersey City2.9
The Heights, Jersey City1.3West Village, New York2.9
Downtown, Jersey City1.3Tribeca, New York3
West Side, Jersey City1.4Battery Park, New York3.1
Bergen-Lafayette, Jersey City1.5Soho, New York3.1
Hackensack Riverfront, Jersey City1.7Chelsea, New York3.2
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Cities near Jersey City, NJ

CityMilesCityMiles
Jersey City, NJ0.8East Newark, NJ5.1
Hoboken, NJ1.8Guttenberg, NJ5.1
Union City, NJ2.9North Arlington, NJ5.3
New York, NY3.4Bayonne, NJ5.4
Secaucus, NJ3.7Lyndhurst, NJ5.8
Kearny, NJ4.3Newark, NJ6.3
West New York, NJ4.6Belleville, NJ6.5
Harrison, NJ4.8Fairview, NJ6.6
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