Rahway, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
244
Total Crimes
809.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.51%
Below National Average
228 out of 488
In New Jersey
2,628 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Rahway, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rahway is 809.1 per 100,000 people. That's -65.51% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -40.22% lower 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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Rahway SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Rahway
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 244 809.1 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 1 3.3 3.7 6.5
Robbery 14 46.4 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 26 86.2 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 43 142.6 195.4 387.8
Burglary 27 89.5 146.2 314.2
Larceny 134 444.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 40 132.6 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 201 666.5 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Rahway

43
Violent Crimes
142.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-63.23%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 701.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Rahway each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rahway is 142.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.23% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -27.01% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Rahway

201
Property Crimes
666.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-65.96%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 150.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rahway each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rahway is 666.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.96% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -42.45% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Rahway 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 Rahway

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Linden, NJ 42,515 1,248 2,935.4 2,601.4 334.0
Westfield, NJ 29,389 180 612.5 585.3 27.2
Carteret, NJ 23,444 302 1,288.2 1,121.8 166.4
Roselle, NJ 21,867 265 1,211.9 1,056.4 155.5
Florham Park, NJ 11,455 68 593.6 584.9 8.7
Wood-Ridge, NJ 9,489 50 526.9 505.8 21.1
Bernardsville, NJ 7,593 56 737.5 737.5 0.0
Mountainside, NJ 6,902 39 565.1 565.1 0.0
Morris Plains, NJ 6,335 60 947.1 852.4 94.7
Mendham, NJ 4,825 31 642.5 642.5 0.0
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