Reported Annual Crime In Raritan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaritan/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime124n/a (estimate)1,4701,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRaritan/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a23.74.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery2n/a23.7108.6101.9
Assault1n/a11.9127.4237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)59255373
Burglary22n/a260.7312.1491.4
Theft95n/a1,125.91,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a23.7131.5220.2
Property crime119n/a (estimate)1,4101,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Raritan, NJ. All reported Raritan, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Raritan, NJ overall crime rate is 22% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 49% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Raritan, NJ, the rate is 77% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 84% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Raritan, NJ comes in at 13% lower than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 43% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Raritan is 49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.03 daily crimes that occur in Raritan.
  • Raritan is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Raritan you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Raritan has decreased by 26%.

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Compare Raritan, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Raritan (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Raritan, 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 Raritan, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.28 times less than the state average and 1.95 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Raritan, NJ on a daily bases are 4.31 times less than than New Jersey average and 6.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Raritan, NJ are 1.15 times less than the daily state average and 1.76 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Raritan (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Raritan, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Raritan, NJ safer than 52% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 78% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Raritan, NJ. At this time, Raritan, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Raritan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Raritan is 1 in 1688
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Raritan is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Raritan is 1 in 69
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Raritan, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Raritan, NJ you have a 1 in 1688 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 71 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Raritan, NJ.

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

A good indicator of whether Raritan, 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 Raritan, NJ has increased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Raritan, NJ has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Raritan, NJ has decreased by 26% year over year.

Raritan police department

ItemRaritanNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1914,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.73.3
There are a total of 19 Raritan police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.6% less than the New Jersey average and 16.3% 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
Califon, NJ1,24509292
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77436228264
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Middlebush, NJ2,34147298345
Griggstown, NJ1,01158373431
Raritan, NJ7,318591,4101,470

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Gonzales, TX7,3171,1842,9134,097
Dunellen, NJ7,317941,6641,758
Raritan, NJ7,318591,4101,470
Source: The Raritan, 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.