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

Crime rate in Toms River, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Toms River, NJ is 92 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.0 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 34.9% U.S. cities. The 2018 Toms River crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Toms River has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Toms River, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Toms River:

91.5
Island Heights:

109.6
Pine Beach:

95.9
South Toms River:

93.3
Beachwood:

72.4
Ocean Gate:

82.0
Lavallette:

60.9
Seaside Heights:

630.2
Seaside Park:

70.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Toms River by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.1)
2
(2.1)
3
(3.1)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(12.7)
14
(14.8)
9
(9.4)
4
(4.1)
5
(5.1)
3
(3.3)
3
(3.3)
5
(5.4)
7
(7.6)
5
(5.5)
2
(2.2)
5
(5.4)
19
(20.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
44
(46.4)
46
(48.7)
49
(51.4)
43
(44.5)
52
(52.9)
61
(66.6)
40
(43.4)
48
(52.0)
30
(32.7)
28
(30.7)
31
(34.3)
26
(28.1)
10
(10.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
56
(59.1)
63
(66.7)
50
(52.4)
62
(64.2)
41
(41.7)
36
(39.3)
37
(40.2)
20
(21.7)
42
(45.8)
22
(24.1)
33
(36.5)
32
(34.6)
25
(27.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
312
(329.4)
327
(346.1)
453
(474.8)
485
(502.0)
547
(556.6)
589
(643.4)
640
(694.7)
527
(570.8)
484
(528.2)
285
(312.4)
254
(280.7)
173
(186.9)
171
(185.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,548
(1,634)
1,637
(1,733)
2,029
(2,127)
1,944
(2,012)
2,274
(2,314)
2,499
(2,730)
2,215
(2,404)
2,192
(2,374)
1,960
(2,139)
1,829
(2,005)
1,546
(1,708)
1,331
(1,438)
1,112
(1,206)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(103.4)
75
(79.4)
56
(58.7)
38
(39.3)
28
(28.5)
47
(51.3)
38
(41.2)
23
(24.9)
22
(24.0)
36
(39.5)
36
(39.8)
41
(44.3)
34
(36.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
17
(17.9)
12
(12.7)
14
(14.7)
12
(12.4)
7
(7.1)
10
(10.9)
6
(6.5)
9
(9.7)
4
(4.4)
6
(6.6)
5
(5.5)
9
(9.7)
1
(1.1)
City-Data.com crime index132.6139.7160.6152.4168.2191.0173.9163.3149.6123.6112.793.891.5

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 86 registered sex offenders living in Toms River, New Jersey as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Toms River is 1,041 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Toms River:

41.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Toms River:

36.7
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Toms River:

39.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Toms River:

32.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Toms River:

46.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Toms River:

44.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Toms River:

47.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Toms River:

58.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Toms River:

58.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Toms River:

62.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Toms River:

65.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Toms River:

72.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Toms River:

65.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2018
Toms River:

102.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Toms River:

115.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Toms River:

147.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Toms River:

168.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Toms River:

216.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Toms River:

236.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Toms River:

265.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Toms River:

272.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Toms River:

231.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Toms River:

206.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Toms River:

210.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Toms River:

167.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Toms River:

163.1
U.S. Average:

317.3
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: 181 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 207 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 187 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 189 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 182 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 180 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 179 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 194 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 197 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 207 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 213 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 195 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 213 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Toms River, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 08755.