Reported Annual Crime In Point Pleasant

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)1,1431,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape2n/a10.715.338.6
Robbery1n/a5.3108.6101.9
Assault7n/a37.4127.4237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)53255373
Burglary47n/a251.0312.1491.4
Theft153n/a817.01,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a21.4131.5220.2
Property crime204n/a (estimate)1,0891,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Point Pleasant, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Point Pleasant, 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, NJ crime rates are 39% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 60% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Point Pleasant, NJ has a rate that is 79% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 86% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Point Pleasant, NJ is 33% lower than its state's mean, and 56% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Point Pleasant is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.13 daily crimes that occur in Point Pleasant.
  • Point Pleasant is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Point Pleasant you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Point Pleasant has decreased by 7%.

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Point Pleasant, 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 Point Pleasant, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.65 times less than the state average and 2.50 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Point Pleasant, NJ on a daily bases are 4.78 times less than than New Jersey average and 6.98 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Point Pleasant, NJ are 1.49 times less than the daily state average and 2.28 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Point Pleasant (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Point Pleasant, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Point Pleasant, NJ being safer than 62% of cities in New Jersey and 83% 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 Point Pleasant, NJ. In conclusion, Point Pleasant, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Point Pleasant

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 1873
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 92
The chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 88
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Point Pleasant, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Point Pleasant, NJ you have a 1 in 1873 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 92 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Point Pleasant, NJ.

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

The year over year crime rate for Point Pleasant, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Point Pleasant, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 23% in Point Pleasant, NJ, while property crimes in Point Pleasant, NJ have decreased by 8%. Crimes in total for Point Pleasant, NJ have decreased by 7% year over year.

Point Pleasant police department

ItemPoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.73.3
There are a total of 37 Point Pleasant police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.8% less than the New Jersey average and 39% 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
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,6910236236
Dover Beaches South, NJ1,21562395457
Vista Center, NJ2,12764407471
Allenwood, NJ1,02267426493
Brielle, NJ4,77242568610
Point Pleasant, NJ18,481531,0891,143

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Source: The Point Pleasant, 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.