Reported Annual Crime In Phillipsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePhillipsburg/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime319n/a (estimate)2,2031,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePhillipsburg/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape5n/a34.515.338.6
Robbery7n/a48.3108.6101.9
Assault11n/a76.0127.4237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)159255373
Burglary71n/a490.3312.1491.4
Theft213n/a1,471.01,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a82.9131.5220.2
Property crime296n/a (estimate)2,0441,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Phillipsburg, 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 17% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 23% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Phillipsburg, NJ shows a crime rate that is 38% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Phillipsburg, NJ is shown to be 26% higher than the New Jersey average and 18% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Phillipsburg is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.04 daily crimes that occur in Phillipsburg.
  • Phillipsburg is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Phillipsburg you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Phillipsburg has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Phillipsburg (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Phillipsburg, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Phillipsburg, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.17 times more than the state average and 1.30 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Phillipsburg, NJ on a daily bases are 1.61 times less than than New Jersey average and 2.35 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Phillipsburg, NJ are 1.26 times more than the daily state average and 1.22 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Phillipsburg (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Phillipsburg, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Phillipsburg, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Phillipsburg, NJ is 32% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Phillipsburg, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Phillipsburg, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Phillipsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Phillipsburg is 1 in 630
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Phillipsburg is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Phillipsburg is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Phillipsburg, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Phillipsburg, NJ you have a 1 in 630 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Phillipsburg, NJ.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Phillipsburg, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Phillipsburg, NJ has decreased by 11%, the amount of property crime in Phillipsburg, NJ has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Phillipsburg, NJ has decreased by 12% year to year.

Phillipsburg police department

ItemPhillipsburgNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 37 Phillipsburg police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.3% less than the New Jersey average and 24.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stockertown, PA1,057109109217
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Alpha, NJ2,32044435479
Old Orchard, PA2,19177442518
Eastlawn Gardens, PA2,96380460539
Phillipsburg, NJ14,7171592,0442,203

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Source: The Phillipsburg, 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.