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Crime rate in Belleville, New Jersey (NJ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Belleville, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Belleville, NJ

The 2019 crime rate in Belleville, NJ is 140 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 54.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Belleville crime rate rose by 14% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Belleville has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Belleville, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Belleville:

139.9
North Arlington:

74.3
Bloomfield:

68.4
Nutley:

50.7
Glen Ridge:

94.4
Kearny:

104.0
East Newark:

55.2
East Orange:

207.1
Harrison:

163.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Belleville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.5)
2
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(5.7)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
3
(8.3)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
7
(19.3)
3
(8.2)
3
(8.3)
2
(5.5)
1
(2.8)
9
(24.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
57
(163.2)
59
(172.1)
64
(190.0)
49
(145.8)
35
(103.4)
60
(166.5)
41
(113.4)
62
(171.1)
60
(165.4)
57
(156.4)
32
(88.3)
41
(112.6)
17
(47.1)
24
(65.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
69
(197.5)
56
(163.3)
53
(157.4)
34
(101.2)
39
(115.2)
50
(138.7)
29
(80.2)
49
(135.3)
33
(90.9)
33
(90.5)
27
(74.5)
38
(104.4)
44
(122.0)
44
(120.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
160
(458.1)
150
(437.4)
138
(409.8)
168
(499.9)
159
(469.7)
164
(455.0)
204
(564.2)
152
(419.6)
131
(361.0)
139
(381.3)
93
(256.5)
85
(233.5)
87
(241.2)
70
(191.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
501
(1,434)
448
(1,306)
501
(1,488)
405
(1,205)
466
(1,377)
637
(1,767)
481
(1,330)
523
(1,444)
533
(1,469)
468
(1,284)
419
(1,156)
471
(1,294)
414
(1,148)
351
(960.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
215
(615.6)
181
(527.8)
175
(519.6)
145
(431.4)
130
(384.1)
212
(588.1)
175
(484.0)
164
(452.7)
167
(460.2)
108
(296.3)
88
(242.7)
91
(249.9)
88
(243.9)
87
(238.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(5.7)
2
(5.8)
9
(26.7)
7
(20.8)
1
(3.0)
3
(8.3)
1
(2.8)
3
(8.3)
2
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
City-Data.com crime index231.7217.5224.2187.6175.1245.0183.7203.9215.1184.3131.6147.1123.0139.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Belleville, New Jersey as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belleville is 1,938 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Belleville:

123.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Belleville:

87.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Belleville:

114.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Belleville:

89.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Belleville:

142.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Belleville:

158.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Belleville:

156.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Belleville:

99.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Belleville:

172.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Belleville:

112.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Belleville:

129.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Belleville:

179.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Belleville:

176.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Belleville:

186.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Belleville:

190.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Belleville:

144.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Belleville:

201.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Belleville:

183.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Belleville:

122.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Belleville:

142.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Belleville:

148.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Belleville:

145.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Belleville:

184.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Belleville:

214.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Belleville:

224.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Belleville:

251.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Belleville:

267.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Belleville:

220.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Belleville:

224.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Belleville:

234.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Belleville:

232.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Belleville:

255.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Belleville:

273.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Belleville:

253.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Belleville:

322.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Belleville:

288.4
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 110 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New Jersey average:

4.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 123 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 117 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 120 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 117 (108 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 115 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 209 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 115 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 105 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 109 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 110 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 120 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 114 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 118 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 121 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 117 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 117 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Belleville, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 07109.