Reported Annual Crime In Madison

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 peopleMadison/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)4331,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape1n/a6.216.741.7
Robbery0n/a0.087.798.0
Assault3n/a18.5120.8248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)25229383
Burglary9n/a55.6265.3430.4
Theft52n/a321.51,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a30.9135.1237.4
Property crime66n/a (estimate)4081,5562,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Madison, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Madison, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Madison, NJ crime rates are 76% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 84% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Madison, NJ has a rate that is 89% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 94% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Madison, NJ is 74% lower than its state's mean, and 83% lower than the country's average.
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The Madison crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Madison 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 Madison 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 Madison is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.19 daily crimes that occur in Madison.
  • Madison is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Madison you have a 1 in 232 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Madison has decreased by 1%.

Compare Madison, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Madison (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Madison, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Madison, NJ are 4.12 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.34 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Madison, NJ are 9.25 times less than than New Jersey and 15.48 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Madison, NJ are 3.81 times less than than New Jersey and 5.79 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Madison (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Madison, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Madison, NJ has been ranked safer than 86% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Madison, NJ is safer than 93% 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 Madison, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Madison, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison is 1 in 4044
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison is 1 in 246
The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 232
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Madison, 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 Madison, NJ, you have a 1 in 4044 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 246. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Madison, NJ is 1 in 232.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Madison, 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 Madison, NJ has not changed and the rate of property crime in Madison, NJ has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Madison, NJ has decreased by 1% year to year.

Madison police department

ItemMadisonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2914,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.85.73.3
There are a total of 29 Madison police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.9% less than the New Jersey average and 44.3% 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
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58836244280
Mendham, NJ5,01220340360
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
North Haledon, NJ8,49012457469
Chatham, NJ9,03022510533
Madison, NJ16,09025408433

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spanish Springs, NV16,0913961,8602,256
Siloam Springs, AR16,0953903,2193,609
Alamo, CA16,0781831,0191,202
Washington, IL16,10253916969
Hermitage, PA16,0771962,9213,117
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Source: The Madison, 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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