Reported Annual Crime In Washington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime100n/a (estimate)1,5371,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery1n/a15.4100.4102.8
Assault5n/a76.8124.2248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)92245386
Burglary22n/a338.0282.7468.9
Theft68n/a1,044.91,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a61.5126.6236.9
Property crime94n/a (estimate)1,4441,5452,451
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 14% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 46% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Washington, NJ has a rate that is 62% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 76% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Washington, NJ is 6% lower than its state's mean, and 41% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Delaware Water Gap, PA559000
Stockertown, PA1,170000
Tatamy, PA1,0270177177
Califon, NJ1,3400185185
Annandale, NJ1,47860380440
Long Valley, NJ1,97161383444
White House Station, NJ2,02262393455
Washington, NJ6,489921,4441,537

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Washington is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.21 daily crimes that occur in Washington.
  • Washington is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Washington you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Washington has increased by 20%.

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Compare Washington, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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 1.16 times less than the state average and 1.85 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Washington, NJ on a daily bases are 2.66 times less than than New Jersey average and 4.19 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Washington, NJ are 1.07 times less than the daily state average and 1.70 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 44% of the cities in New Jersey and 72% 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 1085
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington is 1 in 66
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 1085. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 70 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 66.

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 1%, while the property crime rate in Washington, NJ has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Washington, NJ has increased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Washington police department

ItemWashingtonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,540558,732
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
Moapa Valley, NV6,4895252,0052,530
Champion Heights, OH6,4912632,2632,527
Henderson, TN6,4913791,4101,789
Moores Mill, AL6,4933361,8602,196
Stevensville, MD6,4853451,6702,015
Washington, NJ6,489921,4441,537
Source: The Washington, 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.