Reported Annual Crime In Matawan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMatawan/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime37n/a (estimate)4181,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMatawan/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery1n/a11.3100.4102.8
Assault1n/a11.3124.2248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)23245386
Burglary5n/a56.5282.7468.9
Theft25n/a282.51,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a56.5126.6236.9
Property crime35n/a (estimate)3951,5452,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Matawan, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Matawan, NJ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Matawan, NJ crime rate is 77% lower than the New Jersey average and is 85% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Matawan, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 91% lower than the New Jersey average and 94% lower than the national average. For property crime, Matawan, NJ is 74% lower than the New Jersey average and 84% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Navesink, NJ1,63834217251
Cranbury, NJ2,34738242281
Sea Bright, NJ1,349150150301
Belford, NJ1,43467420486
Helmetta, NJ2,3900493493
Rumson, NJ7,04529552581
Highlands, NJ4,985165455620
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Matawan is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.15 daily crimes that occur in Matawan.
  • Matawan is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Matawan you have a 1 in 240 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Matawan has decreased by 29%.

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Compare Matawan, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Matawan (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Matawan, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Matawan, NJ are 4.28 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.79 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Matawan, NJ are 10.84 times less than than New Jersey and 17.10 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Matawan, NJ are 3.91 times less than than New Jersey and 6.20 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Matawan (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Matawan, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Matawan, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Matawan, NJ is 90% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 93% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Matawan, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Matawan, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Matawan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Matawan is 1 in 4426
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Matawan is 1 in 253
The chance of being a victim of crime in Matawan is 1 in 240
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Matawan, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Matawan, NJ, you have a 1 in 4426 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 253. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Matawan, NJ is 1 in 240.

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

Determining whether Matawan, NJ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Matawan, NJ has decreased by 32% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Matawan, NJ has decreased by 29% in the same time frame.

Matawan police department

ItemMatawanNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.65.73.3
There are a total of 23 Matawan police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.1% less than the New Jersey average and 20.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cedar Hills, OR8,7571631,8271,991
Sallisaw, OK8,7612704,9365,205
Stonegate, CO8,7551901,5171,706
Park Ridge, NJ8,76345213258
Audubon, NJ8,763584,0144,072
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
Source: The Matawan, 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.