Reported Annual Crime In Perth Amboy

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 peoplePerth Amboy/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,014n/a (estimate)1,9141,7842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePerth Amboy/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.83.65.3
Rape5n/a9.416.741.7
Robbery56n/a105.787.798.0
Assault108n/a203.9120.8248.9
Violent crime171n/a (estimate)323229394
Burglary151n/a285.0265.3430.4
Theft598n/a1,128.81,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft94n/a177.4135.1237.4
Property crime843n/a (estimate)1,5911,5562,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Perth Amboy, NJ. All reported Perth Amboy, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Perth Amboy, NJ overall crime rate is 7% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 31% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Perth Amboy, NJ, the rate is 41% higher than compared to the New Jersey average, and 18% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Perth Amboy, NJ comes in at 2% higher than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 33% lower than the overall national average.
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The Perth Amboy crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.24 daily crimes that occur in Perth Amboy.
  • Perth Amboy is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Perth Amboy you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Perth Amboy has decreased by 6%.

Compare Perth Amboy, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Perth Amboy (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy, NJ are 1.07 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.44 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Perth Amboy, NJ are 1.41 times more than than New Jersey and 1.22 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Perth Amboy, NJ are 1.02 times more than than New Jersey and 1.48 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Perth Amboy (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Perth Amboy, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Perth Amboy, NJ ranks safer than 21% of every city located within New Jersey along with 41% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Perth Amboy, NJ. As a result, Perth Amboy, NJ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Perth Amboy

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Perth Amboy is 1 in 310
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Perth Amboy is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Perth Amboy is 1 in 53
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy, NJ, you have a 1 in 310 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 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Perth Amboy, NJ is 1 in 53.

Year Over Year Crime In Perth Amboy (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Perth Amboy, 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 Perth Amboy, NJ has decreased by 26% and the rate of property crime in Perth Amboy, NJ has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Perth Amboy, NJ has decreased by 6% year to year.

Perth Amboy police department

ItemPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14114,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.73.3
There are a total of 141 Perth Amboy police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.4% less than the New Jersey average and 15.5% 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
Cranbury, NJ2,25636244280
Matawan, NJ8,8940317317
Middlebush, NJ2,57451347398
Fair Haven, NJ6,0330420420
Navesink, NJ1,69955371426
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Perth Amboy, NJ52,2653231,5911,914

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Peabody, MA52,2352901,1841,474
Stratford, CT52,3001702,1372,308
Florissant, MO52,2182092,0022,211
Placentia, CA52,1681701,6481,817
Elkhart, IN52,3781,0453,5104,556
Perth Amboy, NJ52,2653231,5911,914
Source: The Perth Amboy, 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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