Phillipsburg, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
272
Total Crimes
1,924.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.98%
Below National Average
407 out of 488
In New Jersey
5,560 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Phillipsburg, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Phillipsburg is 1,924.2 per 100,000 people. That's -17.98% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 42.16% higher than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,353.6 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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Phillipsburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Phillipsburg
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 272 1,924.2 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 8 56.6 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 19 134.4 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 38 268.8 195.4 387.8
Burglary 30 212.2 146.2 314.2
Larceny 189 1,337.0 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 15 106.1 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 234 1,655.3 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Phillipsburg

38
Violent Crimes
268.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-30.68%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 372.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Phillipsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Phillipsburg is 268.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.68% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 37.60% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Phillipsburg

234
Property Crimes
1,655.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-15.47%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 60.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Phillipsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Phillipsburg is 1,655.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -15.47% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 42.93% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Phillipsburg 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 Phillipsburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wilson, PA 7,822 165 2,109.4 1,841.0 268.5
Catasauqua, PA 6,619 132 1,994.3 1,782.7 211.5
Washington, NJ 6,446 55 853.2 822.2 31.0
Nazareth, PA 5,717 63 1,102.0 1,067.0 35.0
Bangor, PA 5,234 53 1,012.6 726.0 286.6
Alpha, NJ 2,243 12 535.0 490.4 44.6
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