Reported Annual Crime In Rockaway

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockaway/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime73n/a (estimate)1,1241,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockaway/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0127.4237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0255373
Burglary20n/a308.0312.1491.4
Theft46n/a708.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a107.8131.5220.2
Property crime73n/a (estimate)1,1241,6272,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Rockaway, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Rockaway, 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 Rockaway, NJ is 40% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 61% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Rockaway, NJ has 100% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 100% lower than the national average. In property crime, Rockaway, NJ is 31% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 55% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockaway is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.08 daily crimes that occur in Rockaway.
  • Rockaway is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockaway you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockaway has increased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Rockaway (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Rockaway, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Rockaway, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.54 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Rockaway, NJ are equal to the New Jersey average and equal to the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Rockaway, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.45 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.21 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Rockaway (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Rockaway, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Rockaway, NJ being safer than 74% of cities in New Jersey and 89% 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 Rockaway, NJ. In conclusion, Rockaway, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockaway

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockaway is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockaway is 1 in 89
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockaway is 1 in 89
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Rockaway, 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 Rockaway, NJ, then there is a 0 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 89. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 89 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Rockaway, NJ.

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

The year over year crime rate for Rockaway, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Rockaway, 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 decreased by 100% in Rockaway, NJ, while property crimes in Rockaway, NJ have increased by 38%. Crimes in total for Rockaway, NJ have increased by 33% year over year.

Rockaway police department

ItemRockawayNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 15 Rockaway police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.2% less than the New Jersey average and 29.4% 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
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Ogdensburg, NJ2,34887306393
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
Rockaway, NJ6,48001,1241,124

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Millersville, TN6,4812537901,043
Hewlett, NY6,481180761942
Seaside, OR6,4811858,3228,506
Ambler, PA6,4811849511,135
Rockaway, NJ6,48001,1241,124
Source: The Rockaway, 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.