Monmouth County Crime Top 10

Monmouth County’s 1,800 municipal police officers justly watch over us and, if need be, discipline us. Some towns are just more active than others.

Here from the Asbury Park Press Data Universe (a great web page for us curious types) are the 2010 crime rates (crimes per 1,000 residents) for some Monmouth County municipalities—the top 10 highest and lowest.

Top 10, Highest Crime Rate

  1. Asbury Park (92.5)
  2. Deal (80)
  3. Loch Arbor (72.2)
  4. Neptune Twp (64.6)
  5. Belmar (58.5)
  6. Eatontown (56.1)
  7. Neptune City (46.2)
  8. Avon-by-the-Sea (39.5)
  9. Spring Lake (38.8)
  10. Bradley Beach (37.5)

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We are the people our parents warned us about.” —Jimmy Buffett

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  1. Roosevelt (4.5)
  2. Upper Freehold Twp (7.1)
  3. Colts Neck (7.6)
  4. Spring Lake Heights (7.6)
  5. Fair Haven (8.8)
  6. Rumson (9.5)
  7. Manalapan (10.4)
  8. Shrewsbury Twp (10.5)
  9. Allentown (10.9)
  10. Keyport (11.2)

Note: The total crime rate for Monmouth County in 2010 was 24.2. There were 15,237 major crimes in the county. This includes 10 murders, 66 rapes, 519 robberies, 676 assaults, 2,694 burglaries, 5,505 cases of domestic violence, and 176 bias crimes. The county had a total of 1,749 municipal police officers in 2010.

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About Maria Paulina Pagano

As a Realtor for the last twenty years and a Monmouth County resident for twenty-four years, I have accumulated extensive and invaluable knowledge of the Real Estate Market and Market Trends. Member of Ocean, Monmouth, & Middlesex MLS.
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