West New York, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in West New York, Hudson County and New Jersey. Our statistics also include comparisons of West New York's crime rate to New Jersey's and nationwide. Keep in mind that West New York has a population of 53,366 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 West New York, NJ, there were 135 reported major violent crimes and 630 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 West New York is agg. assault, with 79 reported. This represented 58.52% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 472 reported.

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West New York Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 31st
  • Violent Crimes: 25th (61st per 100k)
  • Murder: 11th (38th per 100k)
  • Rape: 18th (117th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 22nd (62nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 28th (68th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 50th (241st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 48th (216th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 51st (244th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 34th (136th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (75th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 719th
  • Violent Crimes: 498th (2,542nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (361st per 100k)
  • Rape: 184th (1,294th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 407th (2,560th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 296th (1,046th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,161st (5,750th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 607th (4,075th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,077th (5,511th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 479th (2,556th per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (759th per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

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

General Data

  • Population: 53,366
  • Households: 19,161
  • Median Income: $45,370
  • Land Area: 0.994 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.334 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

West New York, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 3
Rape 4 7
Agg. Assault 85 79
Robbery 64 46
Burglary 120 121
Vehicle Thefts 39 37
Arson 2 4

Violent Crimes in West New York, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 7
Aggravated Assault 79
Robbery 46

Property Crimes in West New York, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 121
Larceny 472
Motor Vehicle Theft 37
Arson 4

Arson in West New York, NJ

Year Arson
2006 1
2007 4
2008 4
2009 5
2010 7
2011 5
2012 3
2013 0
2014 2
2015 4

Rape in West New York, NJ

Year Rape
2006 5
2007 4
2008 3
2009 3
2010 5
2011 1
2012 8
2013 12
2014 4
2015 7

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

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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