Reported Annual Crime In Middlesex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,755 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)240 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,515 (estimate)1,5452,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61134217251
Middlebush, NJ2,57445283328
Mendham, NJ5,01240341382
Hopewell, NJ1,90454342396
Griggstown, NJ79256354410
Kingston, NJ1,38356355411
Matawan, NJ8,89423395418
Middlesex, NJ13,8112401,5151,755

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middlesex is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.81 daily crimes that occur in Middlesex.
  • Middlesex is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middlesex you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middlesex has increased by 91%.

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Daily Crime In Middlesex (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middlesex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middlesex is 1 in 417
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middlesex is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middlesex is 1 in 57

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

Middlesex police department

ItemMiddlesexNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
There are a total of 26 Middlesex police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.6% less than the New Jersey average and 42% 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
Mountain Home, ID13,8231611,8932,055
Metuchen, NJ13,791291,2751,304
Paradise Valley, AZ13,833641,6391,703
Beach Park, IL13,7884432,0842,527
Elk Plain, WA13,8353604,1624,521
Middlesex, NJ13,8112401,5151,755
Source: The Middlesex, 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.