Reported Annual Crime In Spotswood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpotswood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)8261,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpotswood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery1n/a11.8108.6101.9
Assault5n/a59.0127.4237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)71255373
Burglary9n/a106.1312.1491.4
Theft54n/a636.91,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a11.8131.5220.2
Property crime64n/a (estimate)7551,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Spotswood, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 56% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 71% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Spotswood, NJ shows a crime rate that is 72% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 81% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Spotswood, NJ is shown to be 54% lower than the New Jersey average and 70% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spotswood is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.26 daily crimes that occur in Spotswood.
  • Spotswood is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spotswood you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spotswood has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Spotswood (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Spotswood, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In Spotswood, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.28 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.46 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Spotswood, NJ is 3.61 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.27 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Spotswood, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.15 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.29 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Spotswood (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Spotswood, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Spotswood, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Spotswood, NJ is 65% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 84% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Spotswood, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Spotswood, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spotswood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spotswood is 1 in 1414
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spotswood is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spotswood is 1 in 122
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Spotswood, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Spotswood, NJ you have a 1 in 1414 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 133 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 122 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spotswood, NJ.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Spotswood, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Spotswood, NJ has increased by 492% and the rate of property crime in Spotswood, NJ has increased by 5%. The total crime rate in Spotswood, NJ has increased by 13% year to year.

Spotswood police department

ItemSpotswoodNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.85.73.3
There are a total of 23 Spotswood police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.2% less than the New Jersey average and 15.6% 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
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77436228264
Cranbury, NJ2,34740255295
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44440258298
Middlebush, NJ2,34147298345
Griggstown, NJ1,01158373431
Spotswood, NJ8,35971755826

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Humboldt, TN8,3639134,1095,022
White City, OR8,3553353,7924,126
Spotswood, NJ8,35971755826
Source: The Spotswood, 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.