Reported Annual Crime In Union Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)5481,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion Beach/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape1n/a18.316.741.7
Robbery1n/a18.387.798.0
Assault2n/a36.5120.8248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)73229383
Burglary10n/a182.5265.3430.4
Theft16n/a292.01,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0135.1237.4
Property crime26n/a (estimate)4751,5562,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Union Beach, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Union 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 Union Beach, NJ crime rates are 69% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 80% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Union Beach, NJ has a rate that is 68% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 81% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Union Beach, NJ is 69% lower than its state's mean, and 80% lower than the country's average.

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The Union Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Union Beach as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Union Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Union Beach is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.5 daily crimes that occur in Union Beach.
  • Union Beach is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union Beach you have a 1 in 183 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union Beach has decreased by 31%.

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Compare Union Beach, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Union Beach (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Union Beach, 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 Union Beach, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 3.26 times less than the state average and 5.01 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Union Beach, NJ on a daily bases are 3.13 times less than than New Jersey average and 5.24 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Union Beach, NJ are 3.28 times less than the daily state average and 4.98 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Union Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Union Beach, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Union Beach, NJ is safer than 75% of the cities in New Jersey and 90% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Union Beach, NJ. Overall, Union Beach, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union Beach is 1 in 1370
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union Beach is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union Beach is 1 in 183
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Union Beach, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Union Beach, NJ, you have a 1 in 1370 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 211. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Union Beach, NJ is 1 in 183.

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

Determining whether Union Beach, NJ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Union Beach, NJ has increased by 1% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 34% year over year. Total crimes for Union Beach, NJ has decreased by 31% in the same time frame.

Union Beach police department

ItemUnion BeachNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.73.3
There are a total of 18 Union Beach police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.3% less than the New Jersey average and 11.9% less than the National average.

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
Matawan, NJ8,8940317317
Sea Bright, NJ1,3330364364
Fair Haven, NJ6,0330420420
Navesink, NJ1,69955371426
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
Belford, NJ1,57363429492
Helmetta, NJ2,31445449494
Union Beach, NJ5,77073475548

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ware, MA5,7714541,9482,402
Prairie du Chien, WI5,7711231,9332,056
Malone, NY5,7684381,8602,298
Ulysses, KS5,768216682898
Mount Carmel, PA5,7737091,9842,693
Union Beach, NJ5,77073475548
Source: The Union Beach, 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.