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Crime rate in Chatham, 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 Chatham, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Chatham, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Chatham, NJ is 21 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 12.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 7.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Chatham crime rate fell by 28% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Chatham has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Chatham, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Chatham:

21.3
Madison:

29.1
Summit:

43.6
Florham Park:

32.8
Woodland Park:

78.8
New Providence:

22.7
Millburn:

92.1
Springfield:

47.9
Mountainside:

43.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Chatham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
2
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(23.7)
1
(11.8)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.3)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(189.4)
22
(260.5)
9
(107.7)
9
(109.6)
12
(146.6)
14
(169.4)
13
(144.6)
8
(88.3)
12
(131.8)
17
(187.7)
6
(66.4)
6
(67.0)
5
(55.5)
5
(56.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(544.6)
66
(781.5)
50
(598.6)
44
(536.0)
43
(525.2)
57
(689.8)
38
(422.6)
34
(375.4)
37
(406.4)
47
(518.9)
39
(431.5)
33
(368.6)
37
(410.6)
30
(341.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(118.4)
5
(59.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.5)
6
(73.3)
1
(12.1)
3
(33.4)
2
(22.1)
7
(76.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(44.3)
4
(44.7)
4
(44.4)
4
(45.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index58.776.733.935.766.440.444.237.337.142.725.430.829.421.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Chatham:

0.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Chatham:

11.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Chatham:

16.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Chatham:

0.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Chatham:

16.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Chatham:

11.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Chatham:

22.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Chatham:

22.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Chatham:

0.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Chatham:

36.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Chatham:

6.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Chatham:

6.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Chatham:

35.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Chatham:

23.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Chatham:

0.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Chatham:

10.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Chatham:

5.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Chatham:

35.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Chatham:

38.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Chatham:

38.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Chatham:

41.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Chatham:

63.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Chatham:

58.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Chatham:

39.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Chatham:

55.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Chatham:

70.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Chatham:

66.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Chatham:

54.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Chatham:

51.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Chatham:

100.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Chatham:

82.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Chatham:

44.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Chatham:

67.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Chatham:

42.5
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 2018, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 25 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 07928, 07932.