Shrewsbury, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
59
Total Crimes
1,445.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.39%
Below National Average
352 out of 488
In New Jersey
4,442 out of 8,904
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 1,445.4 per 100,000 people. That's -38.39% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 6.78% 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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Shrewsbury SnackAbility

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

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 59 1,445.4 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1 24.5 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 2 49.0 195.4 387.8
Burglary 3 73.5 146.2 314.2
Larceny 49 1,200.4 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 122.5 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 57 1,396.4 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Shrewsbury

2
Violent Crimes
49.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-87.37%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,041.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Shrewsbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Shrewsbury is 49.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -87.37% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -74.92% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Shrewsbury

57
Property Crimes
1,396.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.69%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Shrewsbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Shrewsbury is 1,396.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.69% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 20.56% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 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 17,388 248 1,426.3 1,368.8 57.5
Fairview, NJ 14,209 148 1,041.6 922.0 119.6
Red Bank, NJ 11,929 143 1,198.8 972.4 226.3
West Long Branch, NJ 7,860 104 1,323.2 1,297.7 25.4
Rumson, NJ 6,675 49 734.1 734.1 0.0
Little Silver, NJ 5,761 32 555.5 538.1 17.4
Oceanport, NJ 5,708 57 998.6 911.0 87.6
Fair Haven, NJ 5,696 30 526.7 509.1 17.6
Monmouth Beach, NJ 3,235 23 711.0 680.1 30.9
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