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

Crime rate in Summit, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Summit, NJ is 44 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 6.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 15.6% U.S. cities. The 2018 Summit crime rate fell by 23% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Summit has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Summit, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Summit:

43.6
Woodland Park:

78.8
Chatham:

21.3
Springfield:

47.9
New Providence:

22.7
Mountainside:

43.3
Millburn:

92.1
Madison:

29.1
Berkeley Heights:

33.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Summit 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)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
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)
2
(9.4)
2
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.1)
3
(13.5)
2
(9.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(9.4)
2
(9.4)
4
(19.0)
6
(29.2)
3
(14.6)
2
(9.6)
2
(9.3)
3
(13.8)
3
(13.7)
4
(18.1)
1
(4.5)
5
(22.6)
5
(22.5)
5
(22.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(42.2)
4
(18.9)
6
(28.6)
5
(24.3)
6
(29.3)
15
(72.2)
3
(13.9)
9
(41.5)
4
(18.2)
8
(36.1)
7
(31.6)
3
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(150.1)
15
(70.7)
14
(66.6)
34
(165.4)
33
(161.0)
39
(187.7)
28
(130.1)
29
(133.7)
27
(122.9)
26
(117.4)
17
(76.6)
18
(81.5)
17
(76.6)
9
(40.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
290
(1,361)
218
(1,028)
259
(1,233)
267
(1,299)
240
(1,171)
176
(846.8)
227
(1,054)
163
(751.7)
175
(796.4)
145
(654.7)
144
(649.3)
153
(693.0)
162
(729.9)
120
(542.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(168.9)
12
(56.6)
12
(57.1)
16
(77.8)
5
(24.4)
4
(19.2)
8
(37.2)
1
(4.6)
17
(77.4)
3
(13.5)
9
(40.6)
10
(45.3)
13
(58.6)
14
(63.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index97.264.770.087.374.279.363.552.358.048.142.253.856.843.6

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 Summit, New Jersey as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Summit is 7,367 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 2018
Summit:

20.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Summit:

24.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Summit:

27.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Summit:

18.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Summit:

27.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Summit:

20.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Summit:

27.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Summit:

16.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Summit:

55.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Summit:

26.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Summit:

31.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Summit:

23.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Summit:

23.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Summit:

35.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Summit:

30.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Summit:

20.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Summit:

55.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Summit:

44.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Summit:

60.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Summit:

57.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Summit:

53.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Summit:

58.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Summit:

76.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Summit:

65.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Summit:

84.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Summit:

82.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Summit:

94.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Summit:

109.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Summit:

83.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Summit:

74.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Summit:

123.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Summit:

132.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Summit:

131.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Summit:

174.7
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: 52 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 51 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 51 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 49 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 54 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 55 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 54 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 55 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 60 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 57 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 55 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 07901.