Reported Annual Crime In Middlesex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime128n/a (estimate)9191,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape3n/a21.515.338.6
Robbery6n/a43.1108.6101.9
Assault3n/a21.5127.4237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)86255373
Burglary35n/a251.3312.1491.4
Theft76n/a545.71,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a35.9131.5220.2
Property crime116n/a (estimate)8331,6272,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Middlesex, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Middlesex, 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 Middlesex, NJ crime rate is 51% lower than the New Jersey average and is 68% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Middlesex, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 66% lower than the New Jersey average and 77% lower than the national average. For property crime, Middlesex, NJ is 49% lower than the New Jersey average and 67% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middlesex is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.52 daily crimes that occur in Middlesex.
  • Middlesex is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middlesex you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middlesex has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Middlesex (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Middlesex, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Middlesex, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 2.05 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.11 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Middlesex, NJ is 2.96 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 4.32 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Middlesex, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.95 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.99 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Middlesex (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Middlesex, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Middlesex, NJ being safer than 60% of cities in New Jersey and 81% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Middlesex, NJ. In conclusion, Middlesex, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middlesex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middlesex is 1 in 1161
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middlesex is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middlesex is 1 in 109
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Middlesex, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Middlesex, NJ you have a 1 in 1161 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Middlesex, NJ.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Middlesex, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Middlesex, NJ has increased by 9% and the rate of property crime in Middlesex, NJ has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Middlesex, NJ has decreased by 10% year to year.

Middlesex police department

ItemMiddlesexNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,540556,527
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 42.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77436228264
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Middlebush, NJ2,34147298345
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Griggstown, NJ1,01158373431
Middlesex, NJ13,76686833919

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Source: The Middlesex, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.