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

Crime rate in Middlesex, NJ

The 2015 crime rate in Middlesex, NJ is 77 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 29.0% U.S. cities. The 2015 Middlesex crime rate fell by 1% compared to 2014. In the last 5 years Middlesex has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Middlesex, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Middlesex:

76.8
South Bound Brook:

74.7
Bound Brook:

101.3
Dunellen:

68.8
South Plainfield:

94.7
North Plainfield:

143.0
Plainfield:

198.0
Manville:

163.8
Watchung:

282.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Middlesex by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.6)
3
(21.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(14.3)
3
(21.5)
3
(21.9)
3
(22.0)
3
(22.0)
6
(43.7)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.8)
4
(29.0)
3
(21.6)
6
(43.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(35.7)
7
(50.2)
7
(51.2)
5
(36.7)
10
(73.3)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.9)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.5)
5
(36.0)
3
(21.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(107.2)
31
(222.2)
23
(168.1)
23
(168.7)
23
(168.7)
21
(152.9)
26
(190.1)
29
(210.5)
27
(195.8)
31
(223.4)
35
(251.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(571.5)
116
(831.6)
98
(716.1)
108
(792.3)
78
(572.1)
114
(830.2)
105
(767.5)
99
(718.5)
111
(805.1)
92
(663.0)
76
(545.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(50.0)
15
(107.5)
13
(95.0)
12
(88.0)
4
(29.3)
9
(65.5)
7
(51.2)
3
(21.8)
2
(14.5)
7
(50.4)
5
(35.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
City-Data.com crime index45.888.364.864.570.063.760.553.258.777.276.8

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.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Middlesex, New Jersey as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Middlesex is 4,632 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2015
Middlesex:

53.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Middlesex:

50.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Middlesex:

21.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Middlesex:

14.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Middlesex:

21.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Middlesex:

25.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Middlesex:

62.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Middlesex:

29.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Middlesex:

36.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Middlesex:

50.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Middlesex:

25.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Middlesex:

55.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Middlesex:

52.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Middlesex:

49.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2015
Middlesex:

82.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Middlesex:

85.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Middlesex:

81.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Middlesex:

81.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Middlesex:

84.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Middlesex:

81.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Middlesex:

66.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Middlesex:

86.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Middlesex:

83.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Middlesex:

102.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Middlesex:

57.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Middlesex:

68.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Middlesex:

94.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Middlesex:

81.9
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 2015, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 25 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 27 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 33 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 08846.