Chatham, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
39
Total Crimes
443.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-82.73%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Chatham, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Chatham is 443.5 per 100,000 people. That's -82.73% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -72.50% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,613.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Chatham SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
2

How Does Chatham Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Chatham
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 39 443.5 1,613.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 117.4 246.8
Violent Crime 0 0.0 208.1 368.9
Burglary 5 56.9 215.9 376.0
Larceny 30 341.2 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 4 45.5 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 39 443.5 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Chatham

0
Violent Crimes
0.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-100.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in inf chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Chatham each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Chatham is 0.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -100.00% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -100.00% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 208.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Chatham

39
Property Crimes
443.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-79.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 225.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Chatham each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Chatham is 443.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -79.83% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -68.43% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

Chatham Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Jersey.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Chatham

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Westfield, NJ 30,011 221 736.4 723.1 13.3
Morristown, TN 29,884 1,630 5,454.4 4,644.6 809.8
Summit, NJ 22,125 150 678.0 646.3 31.6
Madison, NJ 15,832 79 499.0 480.0 18.9
New Providence, NJ 13,283 65 489.3 489.3 0.0
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,163 52 427.5 419.3 8.2
Florham Park, NJ 11,602 68 586.1 560.2 25.9
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,308 60 582.1 582.1 0.0
Kenilworth, NJ 8,249 123 1,491.1 1,382.0 109.1
Boonton, NJ 8,236 101 1,226.3 1,141.3 85.0
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