Reported Annual Crime In Wharton

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 peopleWharton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime61n/a (estimate)9231,7842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWharton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery2n/a30.387.798.0
Assault2n/a30.3120.8248.9
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)61229394
Burglary6n/a90.8265.3430.4
Theft48n/a726.21,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a45.4135.1237.4
Property crime57n/a (estimate)8621,5562,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wharton, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wharton, 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 Wharton, NJ crime rates are 48% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 67% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wharton, NJ has a rate that is 74% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 85% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wharton, NJ is 45% lower than its state's mean, and 63% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wharton is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.53 daily crimes that occur in Wharton.
  • Wharton is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wharton you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wharton has decreased by 38%.

Compare Wharton, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wharton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wharton, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Wharton, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.93 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.99 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wharton, NJ is 3.78 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 6.51 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wharton, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.80 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.74 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wharton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wharton, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wharton, NJ being safer than 64% of cities in New Jersey and 84% 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 Wharton, NJ. In conclusion, Wharton, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wharton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wharton is 1 in 1653
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wharton is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wharton is 1 in 109
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wharton, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wharton, NJ you have a 1 in 1653 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 116 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wharton, NJ.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wharton, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Wharton, NJ has decreased by 42% and the rate of property crime in Wharton, NJ has decreased by 38%. The total crime rate in Wharton, NJ has decreased by 38% year to year.

Wharton police department

ItemWhartonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 20 Wharton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.3% less than the New Jersey average and 6.6% 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
Califon, NJ1,3400189189
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58836244280
Mendham, NJ5,01220340360
Kinnelon, NJ10,23949341389
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Ogdensburg, NJ2,4240440440
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Wharton, NJ6,58661862923

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Glenville, NY6,5873391,4391,778
Lucas, TX6,585143834976
Laurence Harbor, NJ6,5842171,4761,693
Geneseo, IL6,5891089521,060
Gleneagle, CO6,5832361,7331,969
Wharton, NJ6,58661862923
Source: The Wharton, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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