Reported Annual Crime In Middlesex

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 peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,817 (estimate)1,7842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddlesex/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.741.7
Robberyn/an/an/a87.798.0
Assaultn/an/an/a120.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)233 (estimate)229394
Burglaryn/an/an/a265.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a135.1237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,584 (estimate)1,5562,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middlesex is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.98 daily crimes that occur in Middlesex.
  • Middlesex is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middlesex you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middlesex has increased by 98%.

Compare Middlesex, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Middlesex (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Middlesex (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middlesex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middlesex is 1 in 430
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middlesex is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middlesex is 1 in 56

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 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
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61132218251
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58836244280
Matawan, NJ8,8940317317
Mendham, NJ5,01220340360
Hopewell, NJ1,90449336385
Middlebush, NJ2,57451347398
White House Station, NJ2,02252350402
Middlesex, NJ13,8112331,5841,817

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mountain Home, ID13,8232251,6481,873
Metuchen, NJ13,791861,2521,338
Paradise Valley, AZ13,833411,5181,559
Beach Park, IL13,7884572,0942,552
Elk Plain, WA13,8353693,8504,219
Middlesex, NJ13,8112331,5841,817
Source: The Middlesex, 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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