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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,571 (estimate)1,5432,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a17.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a64.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)211 (estimate)207379
Burglaryn/an/an/a184.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,360 (estimate)1,3362,110

Key findings

  • Middlesex crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Middlesex are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Middlesex you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Middlesex is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Middlesex has decreased by 4%

Middlesex crime map

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The Middlesex crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Middlesex as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Middlesex crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Middlesex (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middlesex

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middlesex is 1 in 475
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middlesex is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Middlesex is 1 in 64

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

      Middlesex police department

      ItemMiddlesexNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
      There are a total of 26 Middlesex police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.6% less than the New Jersey average and 42% less 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
      Matawan, NJ8,89405757
      Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61129188217
      Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58832210242
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Far Hills, NJ9910330330
      Hopewell, NJ1,90445288333
      Middlebush, NJ2,57446298344
      Middlesex, NJ13,8112111,3601,571

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mountain Home, ID13,8233731,5821,955
      Metuchen, NJ13,791761,1441,220
      Paradise Valley, AZ13,833681,0931,161
      Beach Park, IL13,7884241,9232,347
      Elk Plain, WA13,8353573,2543,610
      Middlesex, NJ13,8112111,3601,571
      Source: The Middlesex, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.