Rockaway, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
54
Total Crimes
845.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.09%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Rockaway, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rockaway is 845.3 per 100,000 people. That's -67.09% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -47.59% 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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Rockaway SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Rockaway
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 54 845.3 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 78.3 215.9 376.0
Larceny 48 751.4 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 1 15.7 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 54 845.3 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Rockaway

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 Rockaway each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rockaway 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 Rockaway

54
Property Crimes
845.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-61.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 118.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rockaway each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rockaway is 845.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -61.57% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -39.83% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

Rockaway 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 Rockaway

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
Dover, NJ 17,982 213 1,184.5 1,039.9 144.6
Oakland, NJ 13,102 55 419.8 366.4 53.4
Florham Park, NJ 11,602 68 586.1 560.2 25.9
Franklin Lakes, NJ 11,191 60 536.1 527.2 8.9
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,308 60 582.1 582.1 0.0
Boonton, NJ 8,236 101 1,226.3 1,141.3 85.0
Mountainside, NJ 6,925 55 794.2 765.3 28.9
Wharton, NJ 6,482 71 1,095.3 1,064.5 30.9
Mount Arlington, NJ 5,914 26 439.6 422.7 16.9
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