Union City, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Union City, Hudson County and New Jersey. Our statistics also include comparisons of Union City's crime rate to New Jersey's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Union City has a population of 69,156 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 Union City, NJ, there were 166 reported major violent crimes and 1,159 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 Union City is agg. assault, with 106 reported. This represented 63.86% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 913 reported.

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Union City Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 14th
  • Violent Crimes: 18th (69th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 16th (58th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 21st (66th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 20th (151st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 42nd (241st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 16th (142nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (45th per 100k)
  • Arson: 12th (97th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 497th
  • Violent Crimes: 467th (2,637th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 380th (2,516th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 282nd (1,043rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 796th (4,568th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 591st (4,308th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 720th (4,219th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 407th (1,745th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (791st per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

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

General Data

  • Population: 69,156
  • Households: 23,029
  • Median Income: $41,107
  • Land Area: 1.287 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Union City, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 1 0
Agg. Assault 140 106
Robbery 98 60
Burglary 189 137
Vehicle Thefts 106 109
Arson 4 3

Violent Crimes in Union City, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 106
Robbery 60

Property Crimes in Union City, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 137
Larceny 913
Motor Vehicle Theft 109
Arson 3

Murder in Union City, NJ

Year Murder
2006 1
2007 1
2008 1
2009 1
2010 7
2011 3
2012 1
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Larceny in Union City, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 931
2007 917
2008 991
2009 962
2010 921
2011 849
2012 891
2013 787
2014 891
2015 913

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


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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

Murder in the state of New Jersey

Year Murder
2006 428
2007 380
2008 376
2009 319
2010 371
2011 380
2012 388
2013 401
2014 349
2015 363

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