Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,759865 (estimate)2,1641,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder24n/a9.04.25.3
Rape86n/a32.316.240.4
Robbery547n/a205.5100.4102.8
Assault619n/a232.6124.2248.5
Violent crime1,276192 (estimate)479245386
Burglary953n/a358.0282.7468.9
Theft2,979n/a1,119.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft551n/a207.0126.6236.9
Property crime4,483674 (estimate)1,6841,5452,451

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  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.37 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 91% of the cities in the New Jersey.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jersey City has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 116

Year Over Year Crime In Jersey City (per 100,000 people)

Jersey City police department

ItemDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a94014,540
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.75.7

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
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Cresskill, NJ8,74523329352
Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387
North Caldwell, NJ6,5190431431
Tenafly, NJ14,82127457484
Caldwell, NJ7,96776416492
Leonia, NJ9,13722510531
Jersey City, NJ261,6664791,6842,164

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Wayne, IN260,9543973,4113,808
Chula Vista, CA260,5982581,5751,832
Orlando, FL263,3068385,2206,059
Buffalo, NY258,9891,1104,1175,227
St. Petersburg, FL253,5856654,9345,599
Jersey City, NJ261,6664791,6842,164
Source: The Downtown, Jersey City, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.