Reported Annual Crime In Pleasantville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasantville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime556n/a (estimate)2,7101,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasantville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a29.24.14.9
Rape9n/a43.915.338.6
Robbery62n/a302.2108.6101.9
Assault76n/a370.4127.4237.8
Violent crime153n/a (estimate)746255373
Burglary158n/a770.1312.1491.4
Theft213n/a1,038.21,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a156.0131.5220.2
Property crime403n/a (estimate)1,9641,6272,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Pleasantville, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Pleasantville, 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 Pleasantville, NJ crime rate is 44% higher than the New Jersey average and is 5% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Pleasantville, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 192% higher than the New Jersey average and 100% higher than the national average. For property crime, Pleasantville, NJ is 21% higher than the New Jersey average and 21% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pleasantville is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.42 daily crimes that occur in Pleasantville.
  • Pleasantville is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pleasantville you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pleasantville has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Pleasantville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pleasantville, 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 Pleasantville, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.44 times more than the state average and 1.06 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pleasantville, NJ on a daily bases are 2.92 times more than than New Jersey average and 2.00 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pleasantville, NJ are 1.21 times more than the daily state average and 1.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Pleasantville (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pleasantville, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pleasantville, NJ being safer than 4% of cities in New Jersey and 12% 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 Pleasantville, NJ. In conclusion, Pleasantville, NJ now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pleasantville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pleasantville is 1 in 135
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pleasantville is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pleasantville is 1 in 37
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pleasantville, 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 Pleasantville, NJ, then there is a 1 in 135 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 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 37 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pleasantville, NJ.

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

A good indicator of whether Pleasantville, 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 Pleasantville, NJ has decreased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Pleasantville, NJ has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pleasantville, NJ has decreased by 6% year over year.

Pleasantville police department

ItemPleasantvilleNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6114,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 61 Pleasantville police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.9% less than the New Jersey average and 8.2% 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
Port Republic, NJ1,09376483559
Longport, NJ9490571571
Estell Manor, NJ1,684102653756
Strathmere, NJ106103657760
Tuckerton, NJ3,37059734792
Pleasantville, NJ20,4367461,9642,710

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Woodbridge, NJ20,4342921,8622,154
Farmington, UT20,440691,6171,685
Corinth, TX20,4321289771,105
Chambersburg, PA20,4304453,2643,709
Eastmont, WA20,4432523,0733,325
Pleasantville, NJ20,4367461,9642,710
Source: The Pleasantville, 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.