Weehawken Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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Weehawken Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 179th
  • Violent Crimes: 85th (167th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 68th (200th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 59th (101st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 110th (105th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 87th (100th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 110th (98th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 46th (52nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,549th
  • Violent Crimes: 618th (3,754th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 479th (3,481st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 334th (1,326th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,481st (3,621st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 672nd (2,927th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,319th (3,546th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 495th (1,831st per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

  • Population: 11th
  • Violent Crimes: 12th (12th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 12th (12th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 10th (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 9th (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 11th (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 10th (6th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 14,040
  • Households: 5,718
  • Median Income: $75,388
  • Land Area: 0.78 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.694 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Weehawken Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 1 0
Agg. Assault 11 7
Robbery 7 8
Burglary 44 56
Vehicle Thefts 15 21
Arson 1 0

Violent Crimes in Weehawken Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 7
Robbery 8

Property Crimes in Weehawken Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 56
Larceny 225
Motor Vehicle Theft 21
Arson 0

Agg. Assault in Weehawken Township, NJ

Year Agg. Assault
2006 17
2007 10
2008 12
2009 10
2010 3
2011 7
2012 10
2013 11
2014 11
2015 7

Violent Crimes in Weehawken Township, NJ

Year Violent Crimes
2006 35
2007 29
2008 25
2009 25
2010 22
2011 19
2012 20
2013 21
2014 19
2015 15

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Weehawken Township, NJ included 15 violent crimes and 302 property crimes. The 15 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 7 aggravated assaults, 0 forcible rapes, and 8 robberies. The 302 property crimes included: 21 motor vehicle thefts, 56 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 225 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Weehawken Township, 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 Weehawken Township, NJ? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Weehawken Township or in the greater Weehawken Township, 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.


Agg. Assault in the state of New Jersey

Year Agg. Assault
2006 15650
2007 14622
2008 14152
2009 14122
2010 13885
2011 13608
2012 12919
2013 12071
2014 11225
2015 11414

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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