Middletown Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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About Middletown Township

Middletown Township is located in Monmouth County, with a population of 66,024. This makes it the 18th most populous city in New Jersey. It has an average income of $102,474.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 25 reported major violent crimes (0.000379 per person) and 497 reported major property crimes in Middletown Township (0.007543 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Middletown Township.

Crime Rates Compared to New Jersey

When it comes to major violent crimes, Middletown Township has 0.000379 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002554 violent crimes per person statewide.

Middletown Township has 0.007543 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.016265 per person statewide.


Middletown Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 18th
  • Violent Crimes: 75th (314th per 100k)
  • Rape: 19th (133rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 61st (284th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 62nd (251st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 67th (333rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 66th (318th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 64th (321st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 56th (300th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (105th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 538th
  • Violent Crimes: 608th (4,394th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 185th (1,335th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 472nd (3,760th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 337th (1,811th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,289th (6,869th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 640th (4,822nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,148th (6,459th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 505th (3,078th per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (804th per 100k)

In Monmouth County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 8th (31st per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (17th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 8th (26th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (27th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (35th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (30th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 6th (35th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 7th (33rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (10th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 66,024
  • Households: 23,674
  • Median Income: $102,474
  • Land Area: 40.951 miles2
  • Water Area: 17.77 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Middletown Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 3 6
Agg. Assault 16 14
Robbery 5 5
Burglary 111 88
Vehicle Thefts 11 11
Arson 2 2

Violent Crimes in Middletown Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 6
Aggravated Assault 14
Robbery 5

Property Crimes in Middletown Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 88
Larceny 398
Motor Vehicle Theft 11
Arson 2

Murder in Middletown Township, NJ

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

Arson in Middletown Township, NJ

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

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Middletown Township is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

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

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Middletown Township compares to the rest of New Jersey or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Middletown Township is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of New Jersey or nationwide.


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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