Seaside Heights has a population of 2,918. During the past three years, Seaside Heights saw 576 arrests. For 2017, the Seaside Heights's arrest rate totaled 572.31 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 80.8% makes Seaside Heights higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 34 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Seaside Heights also totaled 133 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Barnegat Light and Beachwood, Seaside Heights is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Seaside Heights had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Seaside Heights averaged 34 violent crimes and 133 non-violent crimes.
The city of Seaside Heights experienced 431 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 18 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 76, and the aggravated assault total was 336.