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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 70%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRio Grande/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)730 (estimate)1,5432,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a17.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a64.581.6
Assaultn/an/an/a122.2250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)98 (estimate)207379
Burglaryn/an/an/a184.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a116.4219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)632 (estimate)1,3362,110

Key findings

  • Rio Grande crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rio Grande are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Rio Grande you have a 1 in 138 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rio Grande is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rio Grande has decreased by 4%

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The Rio Grande crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Rio Grande (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rio Grande

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rio Grande is 1 in 1022
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rio Grande is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rio Grande is 1 in 138

      Year Over Year Crime In Rio Grande (per 100,000 people)

      Rio Grande police department

      ItemRio GrandeNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

      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
      Erma, NJ2,06789572661
      North Cape May, NJ2,850103662764
      Woodbine, NJ2,690121781902
      Whitesboro, NJ2,474123795919
      West Cape May, NJ9551001,0971,196
      Cape May Court House, NJ5,4921911,2311,422
      Cape May Point, NJ21401,4601,460
      Rio Grande, NJ2,54998632730

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Meadow Oaks, FL2,5491951,1071,302
      Forest Heights, MD2,5493489291,278
      Tobaccoville, NC2,5491519561,107
      Antlers, OK2,54801,1321,132
      Cambridge Springs, PA2,550189604793
      Rio Grande, NJ2,54998632730
      Source: The Rio Grande, 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.