The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Princeton, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Princeton, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Princeton, NJ is 53% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 71% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Princeton, NJ has 79% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 87% lower than the national average. In property crime, Princeton, NJ is 49% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 68% lower than the national average.