100 New Jersey Towns With Violent Crime: Highest To Lowest

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According to The Department of Law and Public Safety’s newest Uniform Crime Report, here is a list of 100 of the most dangerous towns in New Jersey.

The violent crime rating is based on incidents of violent crime per 1,000 people.

In the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program, violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.

  1. Camden City 20.2
  2. Wildwood 16.3
  3. Atlantic City 13.7
  4. Salem 2014 13.3
  5. Asbury Park 13.2
  6. Irvington 12.9
  7. Seaside Heights 12.0
  8. Newark 11.5
  9. Wrightstown 11.3
  10. Trenton 11.1
  11. Orange 10.9
  12. Bridgeton 10.2
  13. Elizabeth City 9.1
  14. Beverly City 9.0
  15. Pleasantville 8.3
  16. Brooklawn Boro 8.2
  17. Paterson 8.2
  18. New Brunswick 7.8
  19. Penns Grove Boro 7.7
  20. Allentown Boro 7.2
  21. East Orange City 7.2
  22. Plainfield 7.2
  23. Millville City 6.9
  24. West Wildwood Boro 6.8
  25. Woodland Twp. 6.7
  26. Lindenwold Boro 6.6
  27. Passaic 6.5
  28. Jersey City 5.5
  29. Egg Harbor City 5.2
  30. Mount Holly Twp. 4.8
  31. Neptune Twp. 4.8
  32. Perth Amboy 4.8
  33. Commercial Twp. 4.6
  34. Hi-Nella Boro 4.6
  35. Burlington City 4.5 S.
  36. Hackensack 4.5
  37. Hillside Twp. 4.4
  38. Vineland 4.4
  39. Westville Boro 4.2
  40. Fairfield Twp. (Cumberland) 4.1
  41. S. Toms River Boro 4.0
  42. Willingboro Twp. 3.9
  43. Linden City 3.7
  44. Pine Hill Boro 3.7
  45. Woodbine Boro 3.7
  46. Absecon City 3.6
  47. Pemberton Twp. 3.6
  48. Union City 3.5
  49. Lawnside Boro 3.4
  50. Woodlynne Boro 3.4
  51. Paulsboro 3.3
  52. Long Branch 3.2
  53. Chesilhurst Boro 3.1
  54. Englishtown Boro 3.1
  55. Roselle Boro 3.1
  56. Woodbury 3.1
  57. Belleville Town 2.9
  58. Hoboken 2.9
  59. Lake Como Boro 2.9
  60. Neptune City Boro 2.9
  61. Rocky Hill Boro 2.9
  62. West New York 2.9
  63. Bass River Twp. 2.8
  64. Edgewater Park Twp. 2.8
  65. Englewood City 2.8
  66. Magnolia Boro 2.8
  67. Deal Boro 2.7
  68. Folsom Boro 2.7
  69. Alloway Twp. 2.6
  70. Harrison 2.6
  71. Keansburg Boro 2.6
  72. Keyport Boro 2.6
  73. Montague Twp. 2.6
  74. Mount Ephraim Boro 2.6
  75. Eagleswood Twp. 2.5
  76. Gloucester City 2.5
  77. Middle Twp. 2.5
  78. Milford Boro 2.5
  79. Runnemede Boro 2.5
  80. Buena Boro 2.4
  81. Deptford Twp. 2.4
  82. Ewing Twp.2.4
  83. Guttenberg 2.4
  84. Morristown 2.4
  85. Bayonne City 2.3
  86. Belmar Boro 2.3
  87. Freehold Boro 2.3
  88. Gloucester Twp. 2.3
  89. Pennsauken Twp. 2.3
  90. Westampton Twp. 2.3
  91. Bloomfield Town 2.2
  92. Clementon Boro 2.2
  93. Clifton City 2.2
  94. Dunellen Boro 2.2
  95. Elmer Boro 2.2
  96. Maple Shade Twp. 2.2
  97. Sea Girt Boro 2.2
  98. Somers Point 2.2
  99. West Orange 2.2
  100. Dover 2.1

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