Reported Annual Crime In New Brunswick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Brunswick/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,644n/a (estimate)2,8761,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Brunswick/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.74.25.3
Rape38n/a66.516.240.4
Robbery211n/a369.2100.4102.8
Assault142n/a248.4124.2248.5
Violent crime392n/a (estimate)686245386
Burglary319n/a558.1282.7468.9
Theft859n/a1,502.81,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft74n/a129.5126.6236.9
Property crime1,252n/a (estimate)2,1901,5452,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in New Brunswick, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 61% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 1% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, New Brunswick, NJ shows a crime rate that is 180% higher than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 78% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, New Brunswick, NJ is shown to be 42% higher than the New Jersey average and 11% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77434217251
Cranbury, NJ2,34738242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44439245284
Middlebush, NJ2,34145283328
Griggstown, NJ1,01156354410
Kingston, NJ1,25956355411
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
New Brunswick, NJ55,8046862,1902,876

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Brunswick is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.88 daily crimes that occur in New Brunswick.
  • New Brunswick is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Brunswick you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Brunswick has decreased by 2%.

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Compare New Brunswick, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In New Brunswick (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in New Brunswick, 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 New Brunswick, NJ are 1.61 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.01 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in New Brunswick, NJ are 2.80 times more than than New Jersey and 1.78 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in New Brunswick, NJ are 1.42 times more than than New Jersey and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is New Brunswick (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the New Brunswick, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show New Brunswick, NJ being safer than 7% of cities in New Jersey and 15% 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 New Brunswick, NJ. In conclusion, New Brunswick, NJ now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Brunswick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Brunswick is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Brunswick is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Brunswick is 1 in 35
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in New Brunswick, 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 New Brunswick, NJ, you have a 1 in 146 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 46. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in New Brunswick, NJ is 1 in 35.

Year Over Year Crime In New Brunswick (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether New Brunswick, NJ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in New Brunswick, NJ has decreased by 4%, while the property crime rate in New Brunswick, NJ has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in New Brunswick, NJ has decreased by 2% year over year.

New Brunswick police department

ItemNew BrunswickNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.15.73.3
There are a total of 174 New Brunswick police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.8% less than the New Jersey average and 4.4% 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

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Anderson, IN55,7894354,1614,596
Midwest City, OK55,9642183,8504,068
Decatur, AL55,6412784,6954,973
Chicopee, MA55,6034662,3132,779
Coconut Creek, FL55,5901202,0602,180
New Brunswick, NJ55,8046862,1902,876
Source: The New Brunswick, 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.