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Bayonne Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 17th
  • Violent Crimes: 19th (67th per 100k)
  • Murder: 13th (56th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (71st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 19th (63rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 28th (85th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 39th (246th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 34th (206th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 40th (249th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 30th (151st per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (105th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 527th
  • Violent Crimes: 472nd (2,624th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (402nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 174th (1,171st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 389th (2,586th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 296th (1,201st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,043rd (5,783rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 571st (4,006th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 976th (5,551st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 473rd (2,604th per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (804th per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (8th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 6th (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 6th (10th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (11th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (6th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 66,311
  • Households: 25,474
  • Median Income: $54,413
  • Land Area: 5.821 miles2
  • Water Area: 5.268 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Bayonne, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 4 17
Agg. Assault 93 97
Robbery 51 46
Burglary 115 157
Vehicle Thefts 55 43
Arson 0 2

Violent Crimes in Bayonne, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 17
Aggravated Assault 97
Robbery 46

Property Crimes in Bayonne, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 157
Larceny 581
Motor Vehicle Theft 43
Arson 2

Arson in Bayonne, NJ

Year Arson
2006 9
2007 4
2008 4
2009 2
2010 0
2011 4
2012 1
2013 1
2014 0
2015 2

Larceny in Bayonne, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 573
2007 626
2008 636
2009 584
2010 612
2011 534
2012 560
2013 599
2014 633
2015 581

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Bayonne, NJ included 161 violent crimes and 781 property crimes. The 161 violent crimes included: 1 murder, 97 aggravated assaults, 17 forcible rapes, and 46 robberies. The 781 property crimes included: 43 motor vehicle thefts, 157 burglaries, 2 counts of arson, and 581 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Bayonne, NJ which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 23346 22879
Murder 349 363
Rape 2227 2392
Agg. Assault 11225 11414
Robbery 10498 9729
Property Crimes 154993 145701
Burglary 31710 27960
Larceny 111578 105963
Vehicle Thefts 11705 11778
Arson 0 0

Looking for information on a specific individual in Bayonne, NJ? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Bayonne or in the greater Bayonne, NJ metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.


Arson in the state of New Jersey

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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