West Long Branch, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
104
Total Crimes
1,307.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-49.11%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in West Long Branch, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Long Branch is 1,307.0 per 100,000 people. That's -49.11% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -18.97% 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.

West Long Branch SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
7

How Does West Long Branch Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
West Long Branch
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 104 1,307.0 1,613.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 2 25.1 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1 12.6 117.4 246.8
Violent Crime 3 37.7 208.1 368.9
Burglary 9 113.1 215.9 376.0
Larceny 86 1,080.8 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 6 75.4 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 101 1,269.3 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In West Long Branch

3
Violent Crimes
37.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-89.78%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,652.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Long Branch each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Long Branch is 37.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -89.78% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -81.88% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 208.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Long Branch

101
Property Crimes
1,269.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-42.29%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 78.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Long Branch each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Long Branch is 1,269.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -42.29% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -9.65% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

West Long Branch 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 West Long Branch

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Long Branch, NJ 30,750 763 2,481.3 2,078.0 403.3
Tinton Falls, NJ 17,754 187 1,053.3 1,025.1 28.2
Little Silver, NJ 5,898 36 610.4 576.5 33.9
Oceanport, NJ 5,742 51 888.2 818.5 69.7
Shrewsbury, NJ 4,170 86 2,062.4 2,038.4 24.0
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