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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 113%
Property crime 1%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Broad Street/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,3602,948 (estimate)2,2601,5432,489
Murder57n/a20.32.95.0
Rape120n/a42.617.242.6
Robbery636n/a226.064.581.6
Assault929n/a330.1122.2250.2
Violent crime1,742807 (estimate)619207379
Burglary721n/a256.2184.6340.5
Theft2,356n/a837.21,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1,541n/a547.6116.4219.9
Property crime4,6182,140 (estimate)1,6411,3362,110

Key findings

  • South Broad Street crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Broad Street are 113% higher than the national average
  • In South Broad Street you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Broad Street is safer than 36% of the cities in New Jersey
  • Year over year crime in Newark has decreased by 18%

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      Daily Crime In South Broad Street (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Broad Street

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Broad Street is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Broad Street is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Broad Street is 1 in 34

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

      Newark police department

      ItemSouth Broad StreetNewarkNew Jersey
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,32214,540
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.75.7

      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
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Fanwood, NJ7,53026324350
      New Milford, NJ16,6826388394
      North Caldwell, NJ6,51975331406
      Bogota, NJ8,34824393417
      Madison, NJ16,0906423429
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Toledo, OH280,8549523,4624,415
      Plano, TX279,0881481,6831,831
      Greensboro, NC282,1778193,6894,508
      Henderson, NV277,8721711,7481,919
      Lincoln, NE273,0183832,7513,134
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260
      Source: The South Broad Street, Newark, 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.