Reported Annual Crime In Somerset

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,821 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)249 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,572 (estimate)1,5452,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77434217251
Cranbury, NJ2,34738242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44439245284
Middlebush, NJ2,34145283328
Hopewell, NJ1,89154342396
Griggstown, NJ1,01156354410
Kingston, NJ1,25956355411
Somerset, NJ24,3752491,5721,821

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somerset is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.99 daily crimes that occur in Somerset.
  • Somerset is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerset has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Somerset (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerset

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerset is 1 in 402
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerset is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset is 1 in 55

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

Somerset police department

ItemSomersetNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norfolk, NE24,3641562,2882,444
Muskego, WI24,38720748768
White Bear Lake, MN24,3981292,3782,507
Moscow, ID24,406711,9161,988
Bayonet Point, FL24,4126434,0194,663
Somerset, NJ24,3752491,5721,821
Source: The Somerset, 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.