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Crime rate in 2257 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 90.23/100

(90.23% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    30,403

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    27.49 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    1,661

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    54.63

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    298

    Total number of violent crimes in the Postcode (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes
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    544

    Total number of property crimes in the Postcode (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
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    9.80

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    17.89

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    67.58%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    38.01%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2257 crime trends

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post code 2257 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2257:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 287 reported cases of Theft.

    287

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 252 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    252

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 220 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    220

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 184 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    184

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 165 reported cases of Property damage.

    165

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 135 reported cases of Deception.

    135

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 113 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    113

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 81 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    81

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 50 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    50

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 42 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    42

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 35 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    35

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 29 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    29

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 17 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    17

  • Disorderly and offensive conduct

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 13 reported cases of Disorderly and offensive conduct.

    13

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 11 reported cases of Arson.

    11

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 9 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    9

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 5 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    5

  • Robbery

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 3 reported cases of Robbery.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 3 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    3

  • Cultivate or manufacture drugs

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 3 reported cases of Cultivate or manufacture drugs.

    3

  • Transport regulation offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 3 reported cases of Transport regulation offences.

    3

  • Homicide and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2257 there were 1 reported cases of Homicide and related offences.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2257

    1 in 102

    In 2023 in 2257 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 102

  • NSW

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • 2257

    1 in 56

    In 2023 in 2257 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 56

  • NSW

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does 2257 rank in crime?

2257 postcode is ranked 90.23/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2257 a safe postcode?

2257 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2257?

The top crime types in 2257 are Theft, Assault and related offences, Justice procedures offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2257?

287 Theft cases were reported in 2257 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2257?

Crime in 2257 has increased by 12.99% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2257 in 2023?

There were 1 Homicide and related offences cases in 2257 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2257?

The least safe suburb in 2257 is Wagstaffe, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2257?

The safest suburb in 2257 is Bouddi, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2257 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2257 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Wagstaffe, Hardys Bay and Pretty Beach (Central Coast - NSW).


Suburbs in Post Code 2257

The data is based on annual 2023 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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