Reported Annual Crime In Shrewsbury

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShrewsbury/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime59n/a (estimate)1,4051,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShrewsbury/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery1n/a23.8100.4102.8
Assault0n/a0.0124.2248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)24245386
Burglary3n/a71.4282.7468.9
Theft54n/a1,286.01,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a23.8126.6236.9
Property crime58n/a (estimate)1,3811,5452,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Shrewsbury, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Shrewsbury, 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 Shrewsbury, NJ is 21% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 50% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Shrewsbury, NJ has 90% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 94% lower than the national average. In property crime, Shrewsbury, NJ is 11% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 44% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Navesink, NJ1,63834217251
Sea Bright, NJ1,349150150301
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,69122323344
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
Vista Center, NJ2,12761387448
Allenwood, NJ1,02264405469
Belford, NJ1,43467420486
Shrewsbury, NJ3,899241,3811,405

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shrewsbury is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.85 daily crimes that occur in Shrewsbury.
  • Shrewsbury is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shrewsbury you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shrewsbury has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Shrewsbury (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Shrewsbury, 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 Shrewsbury, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.27 times less than the state average and 2.02 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Shrewsbury, NJ on a daily bases are 10.29 times less than than New Jersey average and 16.22 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Shrewsbury, NJ are 1.12 times less than the daily state average and 1.77 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Shrewsbury (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Shrewsbury, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Shrewsbury, NJ safer than 60% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 81% 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 Shrewsbury, NJ. At this time, Shrewsbury, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shrewsbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shrewsbury is 1 in 4199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shrewsbury is 1 in 73
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shrewsbury is 1 in 72
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Shrewsbury, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Shrewsbury, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4199. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 73 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Shrewsbury, NJ is 1 in 72.

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

A good indicator of whether Shrewsbury, 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 Shrewsbury, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Shrewsbury, NJ has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Shrewsbury, NJ has decreased by 17% year over year.

Shrewsbury police department

ItemShrewsburyNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.55.73.3
There are a total of 21 Shrewsbury police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.1% less than the New Jersey average and 67.8% 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.

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Lake Providence, LA3,8991,3917362,128
Swanton, OH3,89977720797
Portland, MI3,899102662764
De Motte, IN3,8991821,1611,343
Camp Lake, WI3,8981621,0201,182
Shrewsbury, NJ3,899241,3811,405
Source: The Shrewsbury, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.