Reported Annual Crime In Linden

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 peopleLinden/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,181n/a (estimate)2,7501,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLinden/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.33.65.3
Rape13n/a30.316.741.7
Robbery39n/a90.887.798.0
Assault78n/a181.6120.8248.9
Violent crime131n/a (estimate)305229383
Burglary166n/a386.5265.3430.4
Theft839n/a1,953.51,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft45n/a104.8135.1237.4
Property crime1,050n/a (estimate)2,4451,5562,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Linden, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 54% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also equal to the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Linden, NJ shows a crime rate that is 33% higher than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 20% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Linden, NJ is shown to be 57% higher than the New Jersey average and 3% higher than the national average.
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The Linden crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Linden 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 Linden crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Linden is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.53 daily crimes that occur in Linden.
  • Linden is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Linden you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Linden has decreased by 3%.

Compare Linden, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Linden (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Linden, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Linden, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.54 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.00 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Linden, NJ is 1.33 times more than the New Jersey average, and it is 1.26 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Linden, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.57 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.03 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Linden (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Linden, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Linden, NJ has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Linden, NJ is safer than 36% 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 Linden, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Linden, NJ is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Linden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Linden is 1 in 328
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Linden is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Linden is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Linden, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Linden, NJ you have a 1 in 328 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 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Linden, NJ.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Linden, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Linden, NJ has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Linden, NJ has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Linden, NJ has decreased by 3% year to year.

Linden police department

ItemLindenNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15714,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.73.3
There are a total of 157 Linden police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% less than the New Jersey average and 18% greater 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
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Belford, NJ1,57363429492
Chatham, NJ9,03022510533
Union Beach, NJ5,77073475548
Linden, NJ41,5953052,4452,750

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waipahu, HI41,5903023,4043,706
Urbandale, IA41,5782641,2331,496
Buffalo Grove, IL41,55424537561
Hutchinson, KS41,6615834,7165,299
Riverton, UT41,5212092,4362,646
Linden, NJ41,5953052,4452,750
Source: The Linden, 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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