Shrewsbury, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
94
Total Crimes
2,280.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-7.92%
Below National Average
420 out of 489
In New Jersey
6,727 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Shrewsbury, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Shrewsbury is 2,280.4 per 100,000 people. That's -7.92% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 47.84% higher 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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Shrewsbury SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
4
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Shrewsbury
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 94 2,280.4 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 1 24.3 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 121.3 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 6 145.6 206.9 366.7
Burglary 4 97.0 184.6 340.5
Larceny 79 1,916.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 121.3 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 88 2,134.9 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Shrewsbury

6.0
Violent Crimes
145.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-60.31%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 687.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Shrewsbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Shrewsbury is 145.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.31% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -29.64% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Shrewsbury

88.0
Property Crimes
2,134.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
1.18%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Shrewsbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Shrewsbury is 2,134.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 1.18% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 59.84% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury

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
Fairview, NJ 14,285 179 1,253.1 1,064.1 189.0
Red Bank, NJ 12,016 139 1,156.8 1,048.6 108.2
West Long Branch, NJ 7,889 89 1,128.2 1,128.2 0.0
Rumson, NJ 6,740 57 845.7 845.7 0.0
Little Silver, NJ 5,793 36 621.4 586.9 34.5
Fair Haven, NJ 5,784 17 293.9 276.6 17.3
Oceanport, NJ 5,739 55 958.4 749.3 209.1
Monmouth Beach, NJ 3,222 10 310.4 248.3 62.1
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