Reported Annual Crime In Point Pleasant Beach

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 peoplePoint Pleasant Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime67n/a (estimate)1,4981,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.071.486.2
Assault3n/a67.1117.4246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)67208381
Burglary5n/a111.8215.9376.0
Theft59n/a1,319.31,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0123.9228.9
Property crime64n/a (estimate)1,4311,4052,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Point Pleasant Beach, NJ crime rates are 7% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 42% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has a rate that is 68% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 82% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is 2% higher than its state's mean, and 35% lower than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.1 daily crimes that occur in Point Pleasant Beach.
  • Point Pleasant Beach is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Point Pleasant Beach you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Point Pleasant Beach has decreased by 38%.

Compare Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Point Pleasant Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Point Pleasant Beach, 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 Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 1.08 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.72 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 3.10 times less than than New Jersey and 5.67 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ are 1.02 times more than than New Jersey and 1.54 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Point Pleasant Beach (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Point Pleasant Beach, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has been ranked safer than 47% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is safer than 73% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Point Pleasant Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 1491
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant Beach is 1 in 67
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, then there is a 1 in 1491 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 70. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 67 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.

      Year Over Year Crime In Point Pleasant Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has decreased by 39% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ has decreased by 38% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Point Pleasant Beach police department

      ItemPoint Pleasant BeachNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.75.73.3
      There are a total of 27 Point Pleasant Beach police officers. This results in 5.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.4% greater than the New Jersey average and 76.3% greater 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
      Dover Beaches South, NJ1,18342285327
      Dover Beaches North, NJ1,41343288331
      Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,64622369391
      Allenwood, NJ1,00251343394
      Vista Center, NJ2,30552354407
      Ocean Grove, NJ3,06959397456
      Brielle, NJ4,7450487487
      Point Pleasant Beach, NJ4,594671,4311,498

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pleasant Run, OH4,5922051,5961,801
      Ogallala, NE4,5922662,8813,147
      Watford City, ND4,5964541,5381,992
      Hancock, MI4,596176572748
      Winona, MS4,5921861,9142,101
      Point Pleasant Beach, NJ4,594671,4311,498
      Source: The Point Pleasant Beach, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.