Reported Annual Crime In West Long Branch

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Long Branch/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime142n/a (estimate)1,7811,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Long Branch/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery2n/a25.1100.4102.8
Assault1n/a12.5124.2248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)38245386
Burglary18n/a225.7282.7468.9
Theft118n/a1,479.61,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a37.6126.6236.9
Property crime139n/a (estimate)1,7431,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Long Branch, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Long Branch, 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 West Long Branch, NJ crime rates are 1% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 37% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Long Branch, NJ has a rate that is 85% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 90% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Long Branch, NJ is 13% higher than its state's mean, and 29% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Navesink, NJ1,63834217251
Sea Bright, NJ1,349150150301
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,69122323344
Matawan, NJ8,75923395418
Brielle, NJ4,7720463463
Allenwood, NJ1,02264405469
Belford, NJ1,43467420486
West Long Branch, NJ8,391381,7431,781

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Long Branch is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.88 daily crimes that occur in West Long Branch.
  • West Long Branch is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Long Branch you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Long Branch has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In West Long Branch (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West Long Branch, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In West Long Branch, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.59 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West Long Branch, NJ is 6.51 times less than the New Jersey average and 10.27 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West Long Branch, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.41 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West Long Branch (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Long Branch, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Long Branch, NJ has been ranked safer than 48% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, West Long Branch, NJ is safer than 74% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than West Long Branch, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Long Branch, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Long Branch

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Long Branch is 1 in 2659
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Long Branch is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Long Branch is 1 in 57
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in West Long Branch, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In West Long Branch, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2659. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 58 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 West Long Branch, NJ is 1 in 57.

Year Over Year Crime In West Long Branch (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in West Long Branch, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in West Long Branch, NJ has decreased by 37%, the amount of property crime in West Long Branch, NJ has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in West Long Branch, NJ has increased by 1% year to year.

West Long Branch police department

ItemWest Long BranchNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.73.3
There are a total of 24 West Long Branch police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.9% less than the New Jersey average and 9.8% 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.

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Orrville, OH8,3891881,3041,492
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Pebble Creek, FL8,3882641,6511,915
Hillsboro, TX8,3942413,3513,592
West Long Branch, NJ8,391381,7431,781
Source: The West Long Branch, 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.