Kearny, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Kearny, Hudson County and New Jersey. Our statistics also include comparisons of Kearny's crime rate to New Jersey's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Kearny has a population of 42,137 while New Jersey has a population of 8,958,013.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Kearny, NJ, there were 70 reported major violent crimes and 796 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Kearny is agg. assault, with 42 reported. This represented 60% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 608 reported.

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Kearny Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 49th
  • Violent Crimes: 46th (109th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 41st (94th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 39th (88th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 37th (123rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 60th (207th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 36th (116th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 18th (24th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (93rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 917th
  • Violent Crimes: 563rd (3,211th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 444th (2,998th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 314th (1,226th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,033rd (4,120th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 629th (4,008th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 955th (3,889th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 427th (1,361st per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (786th per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

  • Population: 8th
  • Violent Crimes: 8th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (10th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 6th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (6th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (4th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 42,137
  • Households: 13,783
  • Median Income: $60,015
  • Land Area: 8.853 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.42 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Kearny, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 5 0
Agg. Assault 46 42
Robbery 36 28
Burglary 82 99
Vehicle Thefts 122 89
Arson 4 2

Violent Crimes in Kearny, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 42
Robbery 28

Property Crimes in Kearny, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 99
Larceny 608
Motor Vehicle Theft 89
Arson 2

Arson in Kearny, NJ

Year Arson
2006 14
2007 9
2008 6
2009 9
2010 8
2011 6
2012 3
2013 1
2014 4
2015 2

Murder in Kearny, NJ

Year Murder
2006 1
2007 0
2008 2
2009 1
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 1
2014 0
2015 0

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

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

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

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