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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 142%
Property crime 14%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleTrenton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,7022,616 (estimate)3,2591,3542,346
Murder40n/a48.23.76.5
Rape50n/a60.314.438.4
Robbery262n/a316.049.473.9
Assault617n/a744.2127.9279.7
Violent crime969938 (estimate)1,169195388
Burglary412n/a496.9146.2314.2
Theft1,038n/a1,252.0896.31,398.0
Vehicle theft283n/a341.3115.7246.0
Property crime1,7331,678 (estimate)2,0901,1581,958

Key findings

  • Downtown crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Downtown are 142% higher than the national average
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Downtown is safer than 31% of the cities in New Jersey
  • Year over year crime in Trenton has increased by 1%

Downtown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 39

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

      Trenton police department

      ItemDowntownTrentonNew Jersey
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a31414,540
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.75.7

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fieldsboro, NJ629000
      Langhorne Manor, PA1,4300140140
      Pennington, NJ2,5670155155
      Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61127163190
      Princeton Junction, NJ2,50331182212
      Cranbury, NJ2,25631182212
      Langhorne, PA1,60655231285
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1692,0903,259

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverview, FL84,5904492,0702,519
      Bellingham, WA84,4622564,5994,855
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409
      Bend, OR84,4161681,8932,061
      Edinburg, TX84,3993142,2322,546
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1692,0903,259
      Source: The Downtown, Trenton, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.