South River has a population of 16,399. During the past three years, South River saw 474 arrests. For 2017, the South River's arrest rate totaled 86.59 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 72.65% makes South River lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 18 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South River also totaled 124 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Helmetta and Spotswood, South River is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, South River had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South River averaged 18 violent crimes and 124 non-violent crimes.
The city of South River experienced 278 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 20 was for legacy rape and 6 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 59, and the aggravated assault total was 193.