Reported Annual Crime In Chester

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 peopleChester/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)3651,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/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
Burglary0n/a0.0215.9376.0
Theft6n/a365.21,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0123.9228.9
Property crime6n/a (estimate)3651,4052,200

Chester crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 274 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 62%.

Compare Chester, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Chester (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 274
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 274

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

      Chester police department

      ItemChesterNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.45.73.3
      There are a total of 9 Chester police officers. This results in 5.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.5% less than the New Jersey average and 66% 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
      Califon, NJ1,340000
      Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58833220253
      Hopatcong, NJ14,63342296338
      White House Station, NJ2,02247316363
      Long Valley, NJ1,97155371426
      Lebanon, NJ1,69355374430
      Mount Arlington, NJ5,25117423440
      Chester, NJ1,5770365365

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sebastian, TX1,5772311,3291,560
      Del Rio, CA1,57763334397
      Leoti, KS1,5782161,2981,514
      Shepherdstown, WV1,578114341455
      Brocton, NY1,578194798992
      Chester, NJ1,5770365365
      Source: The Chester, 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.