Reported Annual Crime In Morris Plains

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorris Plains/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)1,2281,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMorris Plains/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault3n/a51.9127.4237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)52255373
Burglary5n/a86.4312.1491.4
Theft60n/a1,037.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a51.9131.5220.2
Property crime68n/a (estimate)1,1761,6272,487
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 35% lower than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 57% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Morris Plains, NJ is 80% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 86% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 28% lower than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 53% 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.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morris Plains is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.36 daily crimes that occur in Morris Plains.
  • Morris Plains is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Morris Plains you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Morris Plains has increased by 29%.

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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 1.53 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.33 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Morris Plains, NJ are 4.92 times less than the New Jersey average and 7.18 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Morris Plains, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.12 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 61% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 82% 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 1929
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Morris Plains is 1 in 82
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 1929 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 86. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 82 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 decreased by 25% and the rate of property crime in Morris Plains, NJ has increased by 33%. The total crime rate in Morris Plains, NJ has increased by 29% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
New Providence, NJ12,3140450450
Morris Plains, NJ5,635521,1761,228

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marksville, LA5,6351,6865,9117,597
James City, NC5,6352521,9972,249
Carterville, IL5,6351719591,131
Portland, CT5,63432764795
Vinita, OK5,6371279631,090
Morris Plains, NJ5,635521,1761,228
Source: The Morris Plains, 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.