South River, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
114
Total Crimes
724.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.11%
Below National Average
192 out of 488
In New Jersey
2,321 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in South River, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in South River is 724.7 per 100,000 people. That's -69.11% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -46.46% 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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South River SnackAbility

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

How Does South River Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
South River
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 114 724.7 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 3 19.1 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 22 139.9 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 29 184.3 195.4 387.8
Burglary 14 89.0 146.2 314.2
Larceny 68 432.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 3 19.1 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 85 540.3 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In South River

29
Violent Crimes
184.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-52.46%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 542.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in South River each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in South River is 184.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.46% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -5.64% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In South River

85
Property Crimes
540.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-72.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 185.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in South River each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in South River is 540.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -72.41% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -53.35% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

South River 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 South River

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
New Brunswick, NJ 55,701 1,249 2,242.3 1,730.7 511.7
Sayreville, NJ 44,282 315 711.3 587.1 124.2
Westfield, NJ 29,389 180 612.5 585.3 27.2
New Providence, NJ 13,741 58 422.1 400.3 21.8
Highland Park, NJ 13,666 154 1,126.9 1,090.3 36.6
Spotswood, NJ 8,216 36 438.2 365.1 73.0
Mountainside, NJ 6,902 39 565.1 565.1 0.0
Little Silver, NJ 5,761 32 555.5 538.1 17.4
Helmetta, NJ 2,151 7 325.4 325.4 0.0
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