Union Beach, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
31
Total Crimes
566.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-77.93%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Union Beach, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Union Beach is 566.8 per 100,000 people. That's -77.93% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -64.86% 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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Union Beach SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
4

How Does Union Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Union Beach
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 31 566.8 1,613.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 6 109.7 117.4 246.8
Violent Crime 7 128.0 208.1 368.9
Burglary 2 36.6 215.9 376.0
Larceny 20 365.7 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 2 36.6 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 24 438.8 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Union Beach

7
Violent Crimes
128.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-65.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 781.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Union Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Union Beach is 128.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.30% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -38.49% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 208.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Union Beach

24
Property Crimes
438.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-80.05%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 227.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Union Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Union Beach is 438.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.05% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -68.76% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

Union Beach 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 Union Beach

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
Keansburg, NJ 9,766 193 1,976.2 1,638.3 337.9
Matawan, NJ 8,864 10 112.8 112.8 0.0
Fanwood, NJ 7,768 33 424.8 411.9 12.9
Keyport, NJ 7,065 104 1,472.0 1,231.4 240.6
Mountainside, NJ 6,925 55 794.2 765.3 28.9
Little Silver, NJ 5,898 36 610.4 576.5 33.9
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