Reported Annual Crime In Wharton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWharton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime99n/a (estimate)1,4931,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWharton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery2n/a30.2108.6101.9
Assault5n/a75.4127.4237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)106255373
Burglary9n/a135.7312.1491.4
Theft80n/a1,206.61,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a45.2131.5220.2
Property crime92n/a (estimate)1,3881,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wharton, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wharton, 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 Wharton, NJ crime rates are 21% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 48% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wharton, NJ has a rate that is 59% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 72% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wharton, NJ is 15% lower than its state's mean, and 44% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wharton is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.09 daily crimes that occur in Wharton.
  • Wharton is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wharton you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wharton has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Wharton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wharton, 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 Wharton, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.26 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.92 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wharton, NJ is 2.42 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 3.53 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wharton, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.17 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.79 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wharton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wharton, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wharton, NJ being safer than 45% of cities in New Jersey and 71% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wharton, NJ. In conclusion, Wharton, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wharton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wharton is 1 in 948
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wharton is 1 in 73
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wharton is 1 in 67
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wharton, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wharton, NJ you have a 1 in 948 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 73 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wharton, NJ.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wharton, 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 Wharton, NJ has increased by 18% and the rate of property crime in Wharton, NJ has decreased by 22%. The total crime rate in Wharton, NJ has decreased by 20% year to year.

Wharton police department

ItemWhartonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 20 Wharton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.3% less than the New Jersey average and 7.1% 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
Califon, NJ1,24509292
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Ogdensburg, NJ2,34887306393
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Wharton, NJ6,5861061,3881,493

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Wharton, NJ6,5861061,3881,493
Source: The Wharton, 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.