Reported Annual Crime In West Side

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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Side/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,3374,335 (estimate)3,2911,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Side/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder77n/a27.13.65.3
Rape116n/a40.916.741.7
Robbery1,070n/a377.287.798.0
Assault1,280n/a451.2120.8248.9
Violent crime2,5431,181 (estimate)896229383
Burglary1,202n/a423.7265.3430.4
Theft3,200n/a1,128.11,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft2,392n/a843.2135.1237.4
Property crime6,7943,154 (estimate)2,3951,5562,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Side is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.88 daily crimes that occur in West Side.
  • West Side is safer than 42% of the cities in the New Jersey.
  • In West Side you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newark has decreased by 8%.

Compare Newark, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West Side (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is West Side (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Side

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Side is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Side is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Side is 1 in 24

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

Newark police department

ItemWest SideNewarkNew 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 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
Cresskill, NJ8,74534305339
Bergenfield, NJ27,5137369376
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Tenafly, NJ14,8217434441
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Newark, NJ280,1398962,3953,291

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Toledo, OH280,8549564,0044,960
Plano, TX279,0881501,7341,884
Greensboro, NC282,1777253,5624,288
Henderson, NV277,8721851,8332,018
Lincoln, NE273,0184012,9803,381
Newark, NJ280,1398962,3953,291
Source: The West Side, Newark, 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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