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


Crime rates in New Brunswick by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(16.1)
3
(6.0)
3
(6.0)
7
(13.9)
2
(4.0)
5
(9.9)
5
(9.7)
3
(5.7)
3
(5.4)
8
(14.4)
3
(5.3)
4
(7.1)
2
(3.5)
1
(1.7)
4
(7.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(30.2)
16
(31.9)
17
(33.9)
19
(37.9)
25
(50.1)
18
(35.6)
21
(40.8)
16
(30.6)
7
(12.6)
24
(43.1)
19
(33.6)
18
(32.0)
26
(45.2)
38
(66.5)
22
(38.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
188
(378.5)
221
(440.7)
204
(407.0)
207
(412.4)
169
(338.3)
122
(241.1)
152
(295.3)
164
(313.9)
250
(451.5)
216
(387.7)
165
(291.8)
222
(395.1)
232
(402.9)
211
(369.2)
191
(332.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
125
(251.6)
112
(223.3)
119
(237.4)
127
(253.0)
87
(174.2)
174
(343.8)
211
(409.9)
178
(340.7)
219
(395.6)
134
(240.5)
116
(205.2)
174
(309.6)
153
(265.7)
142
(248.4)
143
(248.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
535
(1,077.0)
494
(985.0)
519
(1,035.5)
515
(1,026.0)
448
(896.9)
667
(1,318.1)
510
(990.8)
410
(784.8)
404
(729.7)
557
(999.7)
546
(965.7)
523
(930.7)
329
(571.4)
319
(558.1)
253
(440.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,549
(3,118.3)
1,282
(2,556.2)
1,106
(2,206.7)
1,192
(2,374.8)
1,273
(2,548.5)
1,375
(2,717.1)
1,124
(2,183.6)
842
(1,611.6)
1,102
(1,990.4)
871
(1,563.3)
1,032
(1,825.2)
979
(1,742.2)
875
(1,519.6)
859
(1,502.9)
1,001
(1,741.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
299
(601.9)
179
(356.9)
200
(399.1)
207
(412.4)
162
(324.3)
200
(395.2)
120
(233.1)
120
(229.7)
103
(186.0)
83
(149.0)
87
(153.9)
80
(142.4)
75
(130.3)
74
(129.5)
87
(151.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(22.1)
3
(6.0)
8
(16.0)
7
(13.9)
7
(14.0)
7
(13.8)
8
(15.5)
10
(19.1)
12
(21.7)
8
(14.4)
3
(5.3)
11
(19.6)
4
(6.9)
15
(26.2)
9
(15.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)443.3414.1401.4432.3375.1421.9398.0336.1381.1372.0319.0366.5328.3326.7306.6

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 38 registered sex offenders living in New Brunswick, New Jersey as of April 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in New Brunswick to the number of sex offenders is 1,494 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in New Brunswick, NJ compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous New Brunswick, NJ is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Brunswick:

306.6
Highland Park:

71.9
Milltown:

94.4
North Brunswick Township:

109.9
East Brunswick:

77.1
South River:

74.0
Edison:

87.6
Metuchen:

80.8
South Bound Brook:

55.0
Violent crime rate in 2017
New Brunswick:

342.7
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
New Brunswick:

378.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
New Brunswick:

386.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
New Brunswick:

398.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
New Brunswick:

292.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
New Brunswick:

385.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
New Brunswick:

447.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
New Brunswick:

369.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
New Brunswick:

412.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
New Brunswick:

347.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
New Brunswick:

314.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
New Brunswick:

398.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
New Brunswick:

368.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
New Brunswick:

375.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
New Brunswick:

357.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Brunswick:

363.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
New Brunswick:

332.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
New Brunswick:

197.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
New Brunswick:

206.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
New Brunswick:

209.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
New Brunswick:

294.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
New Brunswick:

307.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
New Brunswick:

300.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
New Brunswick:

273.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
New Brunswick:

272.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
New Brunswick:

342.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
New Brunswick:

458.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
New Brunswick:

355.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
New Brunswick:

385.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
New Brunswick:

377.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
New Brunswick:

378.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
New Brunswick:

436.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
New Brunswick:

489.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
New Brunswick:

474.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

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
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 175 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
New Jersey average:

3.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 179 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
New Jersey average:

3.54

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 170 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
New Jersey average:

3.49

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 157 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New Jersey average:

3.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 170 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 174 (140 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 162 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 161 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
New Jersey average:

3.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 168 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
New Jersey average:

3.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 163 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
New Jersey average:

3.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 173 (142 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
New Jersey average:

3.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 166 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 173 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 166 (135 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 169 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
New Jersey average:

3.74


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in New Brunswick
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 08901.