Point Pleasant, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
131
Total Crimes
701.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-71.69%
Below National Average
166 out of 489
In New Jersey
2,205 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Point Pleasant, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Point Pleasant is 701.1 per 100,000 people. That's -71.69% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -54.55% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,542.5 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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Point Pleasant SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

How Does Point Pleasant Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Point Pleasant
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 131 701.1 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15 80.3 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 15 80.3 206.9 366.7
Burglary 24 128.5 184.6 340.5
Larceny 87 465.6 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 26.8 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 116 620.9 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Point Pleasant

15.0
Violent Crimes
80.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-78.11%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,245.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Point Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Point Pleasant is 80.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.11% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -61.19% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Point Pleasant

116.0
Property Crimes
620.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-70.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 161.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Point Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Point Pleasant is 620.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -70.57% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -53.52% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Point Pleasant 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 Point Pleasant

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Tinton Falls, NJ 17,506 251 1,433.8 1,388.1 45.7
Manasquan, NJ 5,839 95 1,627.0 1,507.1 119.9
Little Silver, NJ 5,793 36 621.4 586.9 34.5
Fair Haven, NJ 5,784 17 293.9 276.6 17.3
Brielle, NJ 4,683 17 363.0 320.3 42.7
Spring Lake Heights, NJ 4,538 14 308.5 286.5 22.0
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 4,516 59 1,306.5 1,195.7 110.7
Spring Lake, NJ 2,917 34 1,165.6 1,165.6 0.0
Sea Girt, NJ 1,764 13 737.0 680.3 56.7
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