Toms River Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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Toms River Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 51st (257th per 100k)
  • Rape: 20th (151st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 53rd (276th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 39th (154th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 6th (81st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (143rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (63rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 35th (214th per 100k)
  • Arson: 9th (81st per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 335th
  • Violent Crimes: 578th (4,179th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 186th (1,371st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 464th (3,731st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 314th (1,580th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 429th (3,147th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 449th (3,457th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 357th (2,630th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 480th (2,853rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 112th (768th per 100k)

In Ocean County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (16th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 5th (24th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (4th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (9th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (8th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 90,817
  • Households: 34,605
  • Median Income: $71,960
  • Land Area: 40.579 miles2
  • Water Area: 12.308 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Toms River Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 7 5
Agg. Assault 42 22
Robbery 30 28
Burglary 484 285
Vehicle Thefts 22 36
Arson 4 6

Violent Crimes in Toms River Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 5
Aggravated Assault 22
Robbery 28

Property Crimes in Toms River Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 285
Larceny 1829
Motor Vehicle Theft 36
Arson 6

Property Crimes in Toms River Township, NJ

Year Property Crimes
2006 1958
2007 2039
2008 2538
2009 2467
2010 2849
2011 3135
2012 2893
2013 2742
2014 2466
2015 2150

Larceny in Toms River Township, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 1548
2007 1637
2008 2029
2009 1944
2010 2274
2011 2499
2012 2215
2013 2192
2014 1960
2015 1829

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Toms River Township, NJ included 55 violent crimes and 2150 property crimes. The 55 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 22 aggravated assaults, 5 forcible rapes, and 28 robberies. The 2150 property crimes included: 36 motor vehicle thefts, 285 burglaries, 6 counts of arson, and 1829 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Toms River 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 Toms River Township, NJ? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Toms River Township or in the greater Toms River 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.


Property Crimes in the state of New Jersey

Year Property Crimes
2006 199958
2007 192226
2008 199126
2009 181097
2010 183042
2011 189719
2012 181481
2013 167556
2014 154993
2015 145701

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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