Reported Annual Crime In Journal Square

StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,2062,736 (estimate)2,3161,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidentsJournal Square/100k peopleJersey City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder21n/a7.83.65.3
Rape123n/a45.916.741.7
Robbery534n/a199.387.798.0
Assault687n/a256.4120.8248.9
Violent crime1,365602 (estimate)510229383
Burglary1,119n/a417.7265.3430.4
Theft3,231n/a1,206.01,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft491n/a183.3135.1237.4
Property crime4,8412,134 (estimate)1,8071,5562,362
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The Journal Square crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Journal Square 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 Journal Square crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Journal Square is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.49 daily crimes that occur in Journal Square.
  • Journal Square is safer than 85% of the cities in the New Jersey.
  • In Journal Square you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jersey City has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Journal Square (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Journal Square

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Journal Square is 1 in 167
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Journal Square is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Journal Square is 1 in 37

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

Jersey City police department

ItemJournal SquareJersey 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
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Cresskill, NJ8,74534305339
Bergenfield, NJ27,5137369376
Tenafly, NJ14,8217434441
New Milford, NJ16,68212444456
Leonia, NJ9,13732453485
Dumont, NJ17,78822488511
Jersey City, NJ261,6665101,8072,316

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Wayne, IN260,9543583,1803,537
Chula Vista, CA260,5982981,4321,730
Orlando, FL263,3067445,4556,199
Buffalo, NY258,9891,0193,8364,855
St. Petersburg, FL253,5856984,3135,011
Jersey City, NJ261,6665101,8072,316
Source: The Journal Square, Jersey City, 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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