Reported Annual Crime In Morris Plains

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorris Plains/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)1,3891,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorris Plains/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery2n/a35.6100.4102.8
Assault3n/a53.4124.2248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)89245386
Burglary6n/a106.9282.7468.9
Theft57n/a1,015.11,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a178.1126.6236.9
Property crime73n/a (estimate)1,3001,5452,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Morris Plains, NJ is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Morris Plains, NJ. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Morris Plains, NJ averages 22% lower than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 51% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Morris Plains, NJ is 64% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 77% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% lower than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 47% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Morris Plains, NJ area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mendham, NJ5,00840341382
North Caldwell, NJ6,4070431431
New Providence, NJ12,3148449457
Kinnelon, NJ10,34939434473
Caldwell, NJ7,86476416492
Bloomingdale, NJ7,80872434507
Mountainside, NJ6,7650508508
Morris Plains, NJ5,635891,3001,389

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morris Plains is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.81 daily crimes that occur in Morris Plains.
  • Morris Plains is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morris Plains you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morris Plains has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Morris Plains (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Morris Plains, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Morris Plains, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.29 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.04 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Morris Plains, NJ are 2.75 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.34 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Morris Plains, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.89 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Morris Plains (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Morris Plains, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Morris Plains, NJ safer than 48% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 74% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Morris Plains, NJ. At this time, Morris Plains, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Morris Plains

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 1123
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 72
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Morris Plains, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Morris Plains, NJ, then there is a 1 in 1123 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 77. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 72 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Morris Plains, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Morris Plains (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Morris Plains, 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 Morris Plains, NJ has increased by 71% and the rate of property crime in Morris Plains, NJ has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Morris Plains, NJ has increased by 13% year to year.

Morris Plains police department

ItemMorris PlainsNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 17 Morris Plains police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.2% less than the New Jersey average and 6.9% 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
Marksville, LA5,6351,1467,0388,183
James City, NC5,6352701,9882,259
Carterville, IL5,6351369351,071
Portland, CT5,63496843939
Vinita, OK5,6371421,2101,352
Morris Plains, NJ5,635891,3001,389
Source: The Morris Plains, 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.