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Crime rate in Plainfield, 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:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Plainfield by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(6.3)
9
(18.7)
1
(2.0)
5
(10.3)
9
(18.6)
15
(31.2)
10
(21.0)
4
(8.5)
5
(10.8)
2
(4.4)
8
(17.2)
10
(20.0)
6
(11.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(44.0)
8
(16.6)
19
(38.9)
17
(35.0)
18
(37.2)
16
(33.3)
12
(25.2)
9
(19.1)
14
(30.4)
8
(17.4)
13
(28.0)
16
(32.0)
14
(27.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
335
(701.2)
308
(638.6)
255
(522.2)
276
(568.6)
226
(467.3)
244
(507.4)
260
(545.3)
240
(509.1)
212
(459.6)
254
(552.9)
237
(510.1)
247
(494.3)
165
(327.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
317
(663.6)
218
(452.0)
241
(493.6)
221
(455.3)
299
(618.3)
242
(503.2)
289
(606.1)
232
(492.1)
230
(498.7)
210
(457.1)
231
(497.2)
194
(388.2)
173
(343.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
525
(1,098.9)
570
(1,181.9)
449
(919.5)
452
(931.1)
434
(897.4)
371
(771.4)
494
(1,036.1)
229
(485.8)
390
(845.5)
334
(727.1)
387
(833.0)
605
(1,210.6)
526
(1,045.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,234
(2,583.0)
1,115
(2,312.0)
1,135
(2,324.4)
1,033
(2,128.0)
894
(1,848.6)
853
(1,773.7)
947
(1,986.2)
951
(2,017.3)
1,011
(2,191.9)
846
(1,841.6)
929
(1,999.6)
934
(1,869.0)
818
(1,625.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
339
(709.6)
390
(808.7)
313
(641.0)
359
(739.6)
263
(543.8)
353
(734.0)
174
(364.9)
190
(403.0)
138
(299.2)
119
(259.0)
130
(279.8)
147
(294.2)
101
(200.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
25
(52.3)
28
(58.1)
11
(22.5)
10
(20.6)
11
(22.7)
16
(33.3)
21
(44.0)
7
(14.8)
5
(10.8)
2
(4.4)
9
(19.4)
19
(38.0)
13
(25.8)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)675.1615.6536.8558.8549.6565.1567.9462.7488.6457.2505.4510.3395.1
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 35 registered sex offenders living in Plainfield, New Jersey as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,436 to 1.


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

395.1
North Plainfield:

173.4
Watchung:

258.0
South Plainfield:

115.6
Dunellen:

229.6
Fanwood:

64.5
Middlesex:

56.2
Westfield:

51.0
Metuchen:

93.1
Violent crime rate in 2012
Plainfield:

416.6
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Plainfield:

551.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Plainfield:

608.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Plainfield:

571.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Plainfield:

571.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Plainfield:

577.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Plainfield:

691.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Plainfield:

646.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Plainfield:

663.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Plainfield:

610.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Plainfield:

592.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Plainfield:

644.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Plainfield:

794.6
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Plainfield:

344.5
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Plainfield:

408.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Plainfield:

331.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Plainfield:

297.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Plainfield:

348.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Plainfield:

277.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Plainfield:

388.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Plainfield:

379.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Plainfield:

380.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Plainfield:

434.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Plainfield:

426.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Plainfield:

508.9
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Plainfield:

489.7
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Plainfield, 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: 165 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 159 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 178 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
New Jersey average:

3.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 180 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
New Jersey average:

3.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 181 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.23
New Jersey average:

3.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 181 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
New Jersey average:

3.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 186 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 183 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 177 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 197 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
New Jersey average:

3.74


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Plainfield

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

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

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Zip codes: 07076.


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