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Towns in NJ Where You're Most Likely To Get Your Car Stolen

New Jersey car theft is not restricted to urban communities.  According to this list, compiled by the Matawan-Aberdeen Patch, it happens in a variety of communities - even your own community may be at risk. 

Sourced from the 2014 Uniform Crime Report, this list details the top 103 towns where you're likely to lose your car to theft. In addition to ranking, each town includes the number of thefts reported in 2014. 

Urban and suburban sprawl, plus everything in between, is featured in this list:

  1. Newark 2,460
  2. Elizabeth 883
  3. Paterson 742
  4. Jersey City 553
  5. Irvington 513
  6. Trenton 341
  7. Camden 321
  8. Orange 299
  9. East Orange 239
  10. Bloomfield 170
  11. Belleville 167
  12. Passaic 161
  13. Hamilton Township (Mercer) 154
  14. Linden 149
  15. Kearny 122
  16. Hillside 111
  17. Clifton 109
  18. Union City 106
  19. Edison 95
  20. Perth Amboy 93
  21. North Bergen 90
  22. Woodbridge 86
  23. Union Township 85
  24. West Orange 84
  25. New Brunswick 83
  26. Ewing Township 79
  27. Atlantic City 64
  28. Plainfield 63
  29. Pennsauken 60
  30. Bayonne 55
  31. Harrison 54
  32. Garfield 46
  33. Lakewood 46
  34. Hoboken 45
  35. Maplewood 43
  36. North Brunswick 41
  37. Franklin Township (Somerset) 41
  38. Hackensack 40
  39. Wayne 40
  40. West New York 39
  41. Roselle 39
  42. Old Bridge 38
  43. Paramus 37
  44. Lindenwold 37
  45. Lodi 35
  46. Vineland 33
  47. Rahway 33
  48. Galloway 32
  49. Pleasantville 31
  50. Sayreville 31
  51. Gloucester Township 30
  52. Millville 30
  53. Totowa 30
  54. South Orange 27
  55. Piscataway 27
  56. Hamilton Township (Atlantic) 26
  57. East Rutherford 26
  58. Saddle Brook 26
  59. Montclair 26
  60. Deptford 26
  61. Monroe Township (Cumberland) 26
  62. Neptune 26
  63. Parsippany 26
  64. Brick 26
  65. Englewood 25
  66. Washington Township (Cumberland) 25
  67. Willingboro 24
  68. Secaucus 24
  69. Lawrence Township 24
  70. Bridgewater 24
  71. Toms River 22
  72. Long Branch 22
  73. Asbury Park 21
  74. Phillipsburg 20
  75. Maple Shade 20
  76. Pemberton 20
  77. Middle Township 19
  78. Bridgeton 19
  79. Collingswood 19
  80. Elmwood Park 19
  81. Haledon 18
  82. Carteret 18
  83. Little Falls 17
  84. Winslow Township 17
  85. Haddon 17
  86. North Arlington 17
  87. Egg Harbor Township 17
  88. Woodbury 16
  89. Mount Laurel 16
  90. Teaneck 16
  91. North Plainfield 15
  92. South Brunswick 15
  93. Weehawken 15
  94. Burlington Township 15
  95. West Milford 14
  96. Dover 14
  97. Cedar Grove 14
  98. Voorhees 14
  99. Lyndhurst 14
  100. Ocean Township (Monmouth) 13
  101. Lower Township 13
  102. Gloucester City 13
  103. Carlstadt 13

[Source: Matawan-Aberdeen Patch]

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