Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime83n/a (estimate)1,2831,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a15.515.338.6
Robbery1n/a15.5108.6101.9
Assault4n/a61.8127.4237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)93255373
Burglary25n/a386.5312.1491.4
Theft52n/a803.81,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime77n/a (estimate)1,1901,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Washington, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Washington, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Washington, NJ crime rates are 32% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 55% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Washington, NJ has a rate that is 64% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 75% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Washington, NJ is 27% lower than its state's mean, and 52% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.52 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Washington (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Washington, 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 Washington, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.47 times less than the state average and 2.23 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Washington, NJ on a daily bases are 2.75 times less than than New Jersey average and 4.02 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Washington, NJ are 1.37 times less than the daily state average and 2.09 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Washington (higher is better)

How safe is Washington, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Washington, NJ is safer than 51% of the cities in New Jersey and 76% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Washington, NJ. Overall, Washington, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington is 1 in 1079
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 78
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Washington, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Washington, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1079. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 85 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Washington, NJ is 1 in 78.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Washington, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Washington, NJ has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Washington, NJ has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Washington, NJ has increased by 4% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,540556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Califon, NJ1,24509292
Stockertown, PA1,057109109217
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Annandale, NJ1,40463399462
Long Valley, NJ1,68263403466
Washington, NJ6,439931,1901,283

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Del Monte Forest, CA6,439139851990
Bartonville, IL6,4403433,3363,679
Lincroft, NJ6,43694601695
Oak Ridge, NC6,4351138941,007
Rossford, OH6,4342211,9562,177
Washington, NJ6,439931,1901,283
Source: The Washington, 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.