Reported Annual Crime In Somerset

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,861 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)255 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,606 (estimate)1,5452,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somerset is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.1 daily crimes that occur in Somerset.
  • Somerset is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerset has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Somerset (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerset

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerset is 1 in 393
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerset is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset is 1 in 54

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

Somerset police department

ItemSomersetNew 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 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
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61134217251
Cranbury, NJ2,25638242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50338242281
Hopewell, NJ1,90453333386
Middlebush, NJ2,57455345399
White House Station, NJ2,02255348403
Matawan, NJ8,89423395418
Somerset, NJ23,9892551,6061,861

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Coral Terrace, FL23,9833242,0222,346
Peekskill, NY23,977112717829
Searcy, AR23,9695273,1283,655
Rock Springs, WY23,9673272,0322,359
Carteret, NJ23,9661569991,156
Somerset, NJ23,9892551,6061,861
Source: The Somerset, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.