Reported Annual Crime In Point Pleasant Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime142n/a (estimate)3,0651,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a21.64.14.9
Rape1n/a21.615.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault1n/a21.6127.4237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)65255373
Burglary16n/a345.3312.1491.4
Theft120n/a2,590.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a64.8131.5220.2
Property crime139n/a (estimate)3,0001,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Point Pleasant Beach, NJ crime rates are 63% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 7% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has a rate that is 75% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 83% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is 84% higher than its state's mean, and 21% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.4 daily crimes that occur in Point Pleasant Beach.
  • Point Pleasant Beach is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Point Pleasant Beach you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Point Pleasant Beach has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Point Pleasant Beach (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Point Pleasant Beach, 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 Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 1.63 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.07 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 3.94 times less than than New Jersey and 5.75 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 1.84 times more than than New Jersey and 1.21 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Point Pleasant Beach (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Point Pleasant Beach, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has been ranked safer than 29% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is safer than 54% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Point Pleasant Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 1545
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 33
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Point Pleasant Beach, 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 Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, then there is a 1 in 1545 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 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 33 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Point Pleasant Beach (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has decreased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Point Pleasant Beach police department

ItemPoint Pleasant BeachNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.75.73.3
There are a total of 27 Point Pleasant Beach police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.4% greater than the New Jersey average and 75.4% greater 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
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,6910236236
Dover Beaches South, NJ1,21562395457
Vista Center, NJ2,12764407471
Allenwood, NJ1,02267426493
Brielle, NJ4,77242568610
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ4,664653,0003,065

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Spry, PA4,6641851,0671,252
Dacula, GA4,6643112,4832,793
Humboldt, IA4,663152586737
New Haven, MI4,6653241,4711,795
East Palestine, OH4,6631311,5441,675
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ4,664653,0003,065
Source: The Point Pleasant Beach, 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.