Reported Annual Crime In Butler

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 peopleButler/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)6511,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.071.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0117.4246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0208381
Burglary11n/a143.2215.9376.0
Theft37n/a481.81,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a26.0123.9228.9
Property crime50n/a (estimate)6511,4052,200

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Butler, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Butler, 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 Butler, NJ crime rates are 60% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 75% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Butler, NJ has a rate that is 100% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 100% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Butler, NJ is 54% lower than its state's mean, and 70% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.78 daily crimes that occur in Butler.
  • Butler is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 154 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Butler has decreased by 38%.

Compare Butler, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Butler, 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 Butler, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 2.48 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.96 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Butler, NJ is equal to the New Jersey average and equal to the national average. With regards to property crimes, Butler, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 2.16 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.38 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Butler (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Butler, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Butler, NJ being safer than 73% of cities in New Jersey and 89% 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 Butler, NJ. In conclusion, Butler, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 154
The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 154
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Butler, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Butler, NJ you have a 0 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 154 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 154 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Butler, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Butler, 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 Butler, NJ has decreased by 100%, while the property crime rate in Butler, NJ has decreased by 25% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Butler, NJ has decreased by 38% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Butler police department

ItemButlerNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.25.73.3
There are a total of 17 Butler police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.5% less than the New Jersey average and 31.4% 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
Ogdensburg, NJ2,42444133177
North Caldwell, NJ6,5190208208
Kinnelon, NJ10,23910248258
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,3010300300
Hamburg, NJ3,19432354386
Glen Rock, NJ11,8870410410
North Haledon, NJ8,49035378413
Butler, NJ7,7730651651

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middletown, KY7,77386792878
Orono, MN7,77230583613
Canal Winchester, OH7,7741871,4561,643
Bernardsville, NJ7,77613504517
Hobart, WI7,77948470518
Butler, NJ7,7730651651
Source: The Butler, 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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