Reported Annual Crime In Point Pleasant

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/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime129n/a (estimate)6981,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePoint Pleasant/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery2n/a10.871.486.2
Assault12n/a65.0117.4246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)76208381
Burglary22n/a119.1215.9376.0
Theft92n/a498.01,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a5.4123.9228.9
Property crime115n/a (estimate)6221,4052,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Point Pleasant, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Point Pleasant, 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, NJ crime rates are 57% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 73% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Point Pleasant, NJ has a rate that is 64% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 80% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Point Pleasant, NJ is 56% lower than its state's mean, and 72% lower than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Point Pleasant is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.91 daily crimes that occur in Point Pleasant.
  • Point Pleasant is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Point Pleasant you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Point Pleasant has decreased by 20%.

Compare Point Pleasant, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Point Pleasant, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Point Pleasant, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 2.31 times less than the state average and 3.69 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Point Pleasant, NJ on a daily bases are 2.75 times less than than New Jersey average and 5.02 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Point Pleasant, NJ are 2.26 times less than the daily state average and 3.53 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Point Pleasant (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the Point Pleasant, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Point Pleasant, NJ being safer than 62% of cities in New Jersey and 85% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Point Pleasant, NJ. In conclusion, Point Pleasant, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Point Pleasant

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 1320
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 161
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Point Pleasant is 1 in 144
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Point Pleasant, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Point Pleasant, NJ you have a 1 in 1320 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 161 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Point Pleasant, NJ.

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

      The year over year crime rate for Point Pleasant, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Point Pleasant, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 245% in Point Pleasant, NJ, while property crimes in Point Pleasant, NJ have decreased by 27%. Crimes in total for Point Pleasant, NJ have decreased by 20% year over year.

      Point Pleasant police department

      ItemPoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3714,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.73.3
      There are a total of 37 Point Pleasant police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.8% less than the New Jersey average and 38.7% less 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, NJ18,46476622698

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palestine, TX18,4565503,1653,714
      Rutherford, NJ18,480102881983
      Ferndale, MD18,4395912,5613,152
      Wantagh, NY18,490159652811
      Yorkville, IL18,436911,0131,104
      Point Pleasant, NJ18,46476622698
      Source: The Point Pleasant, 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.