Reported Annual Crime In Carteret

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarteret/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime370n/a (estimate)1,5241,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarteret/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape5n/a20.616.741.7
Robbery17n/a70.087.798.0
Assault22n/a90.6120.8248.9
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)181229383
Burglary48n/a197.7265.3430.4
Theft252n/a1,037.81,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft26n/a107.1135.1237.4
Property crime326n/a (estimate)1,3431,5562,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Carteret, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Carteret, NJ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Carteret, NJ crime rate is 15% lower than the New Jersey average and is 44% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Carteret, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 21% lower than the New Jersey average and 53% lower than the national average. For property crime, Carteret, NJ is 14% lower than the New Jersey average and 43% lower than the national average.
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The Carteret crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Carteret as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Carteret crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carteret is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.17 daily crimes that occur in Carteret.
  • Carteret is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carteret you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carteret has increased by 13%.

Compare Carteret, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Carteret (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carteret, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In Carteret, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.17 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.80 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Carteret, NJ is 1.26 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.11 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Carteret, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.76 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Carteret (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Carteret, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Carteret, NJ has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Carteret, NJ is safer than 62% 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 Carteret, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Carteret, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carteret

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carteret is 1 in 552
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carteret is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carteret is 1 in 66
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Carteret, 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 Carteret, NJ, you have a 1 in 552 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 75. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Carteret, NJ is 1 in 66.

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

A good indicator of whether Carteret, NJ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Carteret, NJ has increased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Carteret, NJ has increased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Carteret, NJ has increased by 13% year over year.

Carteret police department

ItemCarteretNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6314,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.73.3
There are a total of 63 Carteret police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.7% less than the New Jersey average and 16.1% 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
Matawan, NJ8,8940317317
Navesink, NJ1,69955371426
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Belford, NJ1,57363429492
Helmetta, NJ2,31445449494
Carteret, NJ23,9661811,3431,524

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rock Springs, WY23,9674651,9932,458
South Plainfield, NJ23,9631141,8561,971
Searcy, AR23,9695312,9463,477
Wekiwa Springs, FL23,9592551,5721,828
Bixby, OK23,9561301,9862,116
Carteret, NJ23,9661811,3431,524
Source: The Carteret, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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