Brick Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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About Brick Township

Brick Township is located in Ocean County, with a population of 75,012. This makes it the 11th most populous city in New Jersey. It has an average income of $70,647.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 76 reported major violent crimes (0.000999 per person) and 930 reported major property crimes in Brick Township (0.012221 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 Brick Township.

Crime Rates Compared to New Jersey

When it comes to major violent crimes, Brick Township has 0.000999 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002554 violent crimes per person statewide.

Brick Township has 0.012221 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.016265 per person statewide.

Brick Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 11th
  • Violent Crimes: 43rd (177th per 100k)
  • Rape: 13th (103rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 34th (135th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 58th (228th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 30th (229th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 38th (243rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 26th (206th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 51st (278th per 100k)
  • Arson: 8th (68th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 441st
  • Violent Crimes: 557th (3,807th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 179th (1,268th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 431st (3,260th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 333rd (1,769th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 940th (5,654th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 584th (4,380th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 820th (5,127th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 500th (3,037th per 100k)
  • Arson: 111th (742nd per 100k)

In Ocean County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (11th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (18th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (22nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (17th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 4th (14th per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 75,012
  • Households: 29,942
  • Median Income: $70,647
  • Land Area: 25.625 miles2
  • Water Area: 6.593 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Brick Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 2 12
Agg. Assault 59 55
Robbery 27 9
Burglary 202 144
Vehicle Thefts 26 16
Arson 5 7

Violent Crimes in Brick Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 12
Aggravated Assault 55
Robbery 9

Property Crimes in Brick Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 144
Larceny 770
Motor Vehicle Theft 16
Arson 7

Violent Crimes in Brick Township, NJ

Year Violent Crimes
2006 83
2007 97
2008 105
2009 124
2010 104
2011 100
2012 81
2013 89
2014 89
2015 76

Murder in Brick Township, NJ

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

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:

If you have an idea of how large Brick 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 Brick 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 Brick 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.

Violent Crimes in the state of New Jersey

Year Violent Crimes
2006 30672
2007 28601
2008 28351
2009 27121
2010 27055
2011 27203
2012 25727
2013 25674
2014 23346
2015 22879

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