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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Newark by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
58
(21.3)
90
(32.6)
65
(23.3)
81
(29.1)
84
(30.0)
97
(34.5)
105
(37.4)
104
(37.1)
67
(23.9)
80
(28.7)
90
(32.1)
94
(33.8)
96
(34.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
95
(34.9)
91
(33.0)
88
(31.5)
85
(30.5)
73
(26.1)
83
(29.5)
87
(31.0)
60
(21.4)
51
(18.2)
68
(24.4)
79
(28.2)
58
(20.9)
55
(19.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,923
(707.4)
1,837
(666.0)
1,567
(561.1)
1,304
(468.1)
1,345
(480.6)
1,250
(444.7)
1,288
(458.6)
1,101
(393.0)
1,387
(495.7)
1,319
(472.4)
1,604
(572.1)
1,977
(711.0)
1,976
(708.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,016
(741.6)
1,819
(659.5)
1,473
(527.4)
1,261
(452.7)
1,365
(487.7)
1,391
(494.9)
1,359
(483.8)
1,124
(401.2)
1,155
(412.8)
1,130
(404.7)
1,112
(396.6)
1,114
(400.6)
1,093
(391.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,765
(1,017.1)
2,552
(925.2)
2,253
(806.7)
2,281
(818.9)
2,159
(771.5)
2,056
(731.5)
1,982
(705.6)
1,914
(683.2)
2,000
(714.8)
1,947
(697.3)
1,928
(687.6)
2,396
(861.7)
2,144
(768.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,364
(2,709.0)
6,324
(2,292.8)
6,033
(2,160.3)
5,562
(1,996.8)
5,252
(1,876.7)
4,974
(1,769.7)
4,377
(1,558.3)
4,385
(1,565.2)
3,996
(1,428.2)
3,781
(1,354.2)
3,661
(1,305.7)
3,921
(1,410.1)
4,093
(1,467.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5,442
(2,001.9)
6,035
(2,188.0)
6,335
(2,268.4)
6,018
(2,160.5)
5,788
(2,068.2)
5,690
(2,024.5)
5,097
(1,814.7)
4,365
(1,558.0)
3,754
(1,341.7)
3,094
(1,108.2)
3,620
(1,291.1)
3,699
(1,330.3)
3,962
(1,420.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
217
(79.8)
415
(150.5)
247
(88.4)
238
(85.4)
177
(63.2)
179
(63.7)
166
(59.1)
93
(33.2)
92
(32.9)
85
(30.4)
51
(18.2)
50
(18.0)
62
(22.2)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)774.8758.7673.4626.8620.3612.1593.8527.3510.9493.6544.1603.9604.8
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 283 registered sex offenders living in Newark, New Jersey as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newark to the number of sex offenders is 981 to 1.


See how dangerous Newark, NJ is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Newark:

604.8
Irvington:

643.4
East Newark:

137.1
Harrison:

276.2
Orange:

429.3
Elizabeth:

458.3
South Orange:

185.7
East Orange:

296.1
Kearny:

180.0
Violent crime rate in 2012
Newark:

642.0
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Newark:

647.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Newark:

579.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Newark:

522.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Newark:

523.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Newark:

495.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Newark:

579.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Newark:

571.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Newark:

573.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Newark:

551.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Newark:

625.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Newark:

764.9
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Newark:

806.2
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Newark:

442.4
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Newark:

444.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Newark:

398.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Newark:

375.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Newark:

417.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Newark:

450.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Newark:

493.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Newark:

541.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Newark:

561.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Newark:

590.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Newark:

612.7
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Newark:

631.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Newark:

642.4
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Newark, NJ collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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 rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,322 (1,062 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,209 (1,095 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.94
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,666 (1,308 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.67
New Jersey average:

3.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,671 (1,297 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.65
New Jersey average:

3.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,707 (1,317 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.71
New Jersey average:

3.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,623 (1,227 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.38
New Jersey average:

3.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,498 (1,286 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,550 (1,314 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.75
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,518 (1,282 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,562 (1,335 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
New Jersey average:

3.74


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Newark

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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