Reported Annual Crime In Kearny

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearny/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime858n/a (estimate)2,0331,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKearny/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape2n/a4.716.240.4
Robbery49n/a116.1100.4102.8
Assault34n/a80.6124.2248.5
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)201245386
Burglary61n/a144.5282.7468.9
Theft603n/a1,428.61,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft109n/a258.2126.6236.9
Property crime773n/a (estimate)1,8311,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kearny, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kearny, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Kearny, NJ crime rates are 14% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 28% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kearny, NJ has a rate that is 18% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 48% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kearny, NJ is 19% higher than its state's mean, and 25% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Milford, NJ16,52412244256
Cresskill, NJ8,66923329352
Oradell, NJ8,0800377377
Bergenfield, NJ27,15729358387
North Caldwell, NJ6,4070431431
Demarest, NJ4,92920416436
New Providence, NJ12,3148449457
Kearny, NJ41,5382011,8312,033

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kearny is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.57 daily crimes that occur in Kearny.
  • Kearny is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kearny you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kearny has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Kearny (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kearny, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Kearny, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.40 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kearny, NJ is 1.22 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kearny, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.34 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Kearny (higher is better)

How safe is Kearny, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Kearny, NJ is safer than 29% of the cities in New Jersey and 52% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Kearny, NJ. Overall, Kearny, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kearny

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kearny is 1 in 497
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kearny is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kearny is 1 in 50
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Kearny, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Kearny, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 497. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 55 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Kearny, NJ is 1 in 50.

Year Over Year Crime In Kearny (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Kearny, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Kearny, NJ has increased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Kearny, NJ has decreased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kearny, NJ has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Kearny police department

ItemKearnyNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.65.73.3
There are a total of 106 Kearny police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.6% less than the New Jersey average and 21.4% less than the National average.

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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Bartlett, IL41,52977601678
Oro Valley, AZ41,493661,4811,547
Buffalo Grove, IL41,61331501532
Westfield, MA41,3712231,3191,542
Rohnert Park, CA41,3524771,7392,217
Kearny, NJ41,5382011,8312,033
Source: The Kearny, 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.