Union Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Union Township, Hudson County and New Jersey. Our statistics also include comparisons of Union Township's crime rate to New Jersey's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Union Township 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 Township, NJ, there were 82 reported major violent crimes and 846 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 Township is robbery, with 41 reported. This represented 50% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 659 reported.

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Union Township 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: EST

Union Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 2 10
Agg. Assault 19 30
Robbery 68 41
Burglary 161 102
Vehicle Thefts 84 85
Arson 3 2

Violent Crimes in Union Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 10
Aggravated Assault 30
Robbery 41

Property Crimes in Union Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 102
Larceny 659
Motor Vehicle Theft 85
Arson 2

Murder in Union Township, NJ

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

Larceny in Union Township, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 1144
2007 935
2008 1008
2009 776
2010 777
2011 745
2012 768
2013 727
2014 707
2015 659

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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