Essex County, NJ Arrest Records

Essex County, NJ is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.12 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Camden, Bergen, Mercer, Monmouth counties in New Jersey.
Essex County, NJ property crime rate is 0.10 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 59 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 3.28% compared to 2015.

Essex County, NJ Crime Rate

Total arrests in Essex County in 2016 increased by 3.57% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 91 to 95 while non-violent crime increased by 2.6% from 77 to 79.

5 Crimes In Essex County, NJ in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 59
Aggravated assault 48
Robbery 46
Burglary 19
Murder 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Essex County increased by 4.4% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Essex County was 97.46% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.012%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Essex County increased by 2.6% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Essex County was 99.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.01%.

Names with the most arrests in Essex

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Essex, New Jersey, the most crimes, that's 42.28% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex County is 0.99% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.06 daily crimes that occur in Essex County.
  • In Essex County you have a 1 in 4580 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Essex, NJ have increased by 3.57%.

Names in Essex County