Reported Annual Crime In Asbury Park

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAsbury Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime827n/a (estimate)5,2621,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAsbury Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a19.13.25.0
Rape10n/a63.616.042.6
Robbery54n/a343.671.486.2
Assault107n/a680.8117.4246.8
Violent crime174n/a (estimate)1,107208381
Burglary101n/a642.6215.9376.0
Theft538n/a3,423.11,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a89.1123.9228.9
Property crime653n/a (estimate)4,1551,4052,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Asbury Park, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Asbury Park, 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 Asbury Park, NJ crime rates are 226% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 104% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Asbury Park, NJ has a rate that is 432% higher than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 191% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Asbury Park, NJ is 196% higher than its state's mean, and 89% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Asbury Park is 104% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.42 daily crimes that occur in Asbury Park.
  • Asbury Park is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Asbury Park you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Asbury Park has decreased by 12%.

Compare Asbury Park, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Asbury Park (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Asbury Park, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In Asbury Park, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.26 times more than the New Jersey average and 2.04 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Asbury Park, NJ is 5.32 times more than the New Jersey average and 2.91 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Asbury Park, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.96 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.89 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Asbury Park (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Asbury Park, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Asbury Park, NJ safer than 1% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 2% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Asbury Park, NJ. At this time, Asbury Park, NJ sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Asbury Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Asbury Park is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Asbury Park is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Asbury Park is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Asbury Park, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Asbury Park, NJ, you have a 1 in 91 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 25. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Asbury Park, NJ is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Asbury Park (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Asbury Park, 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 Asbury Park, NJ has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Asbury Park, NJ has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Asbury Park, NJ has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Asbury Park police department

ItemAsbury ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8914,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.55.73.3
There are a total of 89 Asbury Park police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.9% less than the New Jersey average and 68.8% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey4,53954266
There are a total of 4,539 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 54 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 80% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Matawan, NJ8,8940113113
Navesink, NJ1,69950335385
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,64622369391
Allenwood, NJ1,00251343394
Rumson, NJ6,87815380395
Fair Haven, NJ6,03317388405
Belford, NJ1,57357388445
Asbury Park, NJ15,8501,1074,1555,262

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lebanon, IN15,8463892,2172,606
Estelle, LA15,8565863,5694,155
New Territory, TX15,8431689661,133
Grandville, MI15,8421743,2143,388
Brownsville, FL15,8605773,4193,996
Asbury Park, NJ15,8501,1074,1555,262
Source: The Asbury Park, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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