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Crime Report for Piscataway Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Piscataway Township, is 3.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Piscataway Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Piscataway Township, has a violent crime rate of 99 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 342 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Piscataway Township 99
NJ 342
National 676

Piscataway Township, is in the 49% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 30% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 49% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Piscataway Township, or said another way, 51% of cities in have crime rates higher than Piscataway Township.


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Crime Piscataway Township NJ Nation
Violent Crime Total 98.9 342.3 676
Murder / NNH 3.8 4.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 1.9 13.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 51.4 148.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 41.8 159.4 315
Property Crime Total 1319.8 2219.8 3726.9
Burglary 249.1 456.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 956.6 1563.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 114.1 234.4 382.3
Arson 1.9 13.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Piscataway Township, has a property crime rate of 1319.8 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2219.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Piscataway Township 1319.8
NJ 2219.8
National 3727



Piscataway Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 37
National Percentile Rank - 24