Reported Annual Crime In Toms River

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleToms River/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,903n/a (estimate)2,1031,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleToms River/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.14.25.3
Rape2n/a2.216.240.4
Robbery31n/a34.3100.4102.8
Assault33n/a36.5124.2248.5
Violent crime67n/a (estimate)74245386
Burglary254n/a280.7282.7468.9
Theft1,546n/a1,708.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft36n/a39.8126.6236.9
Property crime1,836n/a (estimate)2,0291,5452,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Toms River, NJ. All reported Toms River, 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 Toms River, NJ overall crime rate is 17% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 26% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Toms River, NJ, the rate is 70% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 81% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Toms River, NJ comes in at 31% higher than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 17% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,69122323344
Pine Beach, NJ2,2390372372
Dover Beaches South, NJ1,21559375435
Vista Center, NJ2,12761387448
Brielle, NJ4,7720463463
Allenwood, NJ1,02264405469
Island Heights, NJ1,7100481481
Toms River, NJ89,459742,0292,103

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Toms River is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.76 daily crimes that occur in Toms River.
  • Toms River is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Toms River you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Toms River has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Toms River (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Toms River, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Toms River, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.17 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.35 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Toms River, NJ is 3.31 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 5.22 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Toms River, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.31 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.21 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Toms River (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Toms River, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Toms River, NJ ranks safer than 38% of every city located within New Jersey along with 65% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Toms River, NJ. As a result, Toms River, NJ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Toms River

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Toms River is 1 in 1351
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Toms River is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Toms River is 1 in 48
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Toms River, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Toms River, NJ you have a 1 in 1351 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Toms River, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Toms River (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Toms River, 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 Toms River, NJ has decreased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Toms River, NJ has decreased by 25%. The total crime rate in Toms River, NJ has decreased by 24% year to year.

Toms River police department

ItemToms RiverNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21314,540556,527
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.

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Sandy, UT89,5211703,3193,489
Santa Barbara, CA89,6694293,3073,737
Allen, TX89,845791,1311,211
League City, TX88,979811,9101,990
Fall River, MA88,7561,0931,8852,978
Toms River, NJ89,459742,0292,103
Source: The Toms River, 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.