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Crime rate in 2489 Post Code, NSW, Australia

Crime Rank: 56.28/100

(56.28% Post Codes are better in AU)
  • Population
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    7,899

    Population of the Postcode from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    14.54 km2

    Area size of the Postcode in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    270

    Total number of crimes in the Postcode

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    34.18

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    46

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

  • Property Crimes
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    127

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

  • Violent Crimes
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    5.82

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    16.08

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • postcodes with less
    Violent Crimes
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    44.85%

    Number of postcodes with less violent crimes

  • postcodes with less
    Property Crimes
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    32.82%

    Number of postcodes with less property crimes

5 year post code 2489 crime trends

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post code 2489 crime compared

Top crime types in postcode 2489:


  • Theft

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 70 reported cases of Theft.

    70

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 36 reported cases of Property damage.

    36

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 35 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    35

  • Deception

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 25 reported cases of Deception.

    25

  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 20 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    20

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 20 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    20

  • Burglary/Break and enter

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 17 reported cases of Burglary/Break and enter.

    17

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 12 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    12

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 9 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    9

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 5 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    5

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 5 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    5

  • Arson

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 4 reported cases of Arson.

    4

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 4 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    4

  • Other government regulatory offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 3 reported cases of Other government regulatory offences.

    3

  • Other drug offences

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 2 reported cases of Other drug offences.

    2

  • Blackmail and extortion

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 2 reported cases of Blackmail and extortion.

    2

  • Other crimes against the person

    In 2023 in postcode 2489 there were 1 reported cases of Other crimes against the person.

    1


Crime Types explained

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • 2489

    1 in 172

    In 2023 in 2489 your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 172

  • 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

  • 2489

    1 in 62

    In 2023 in 2489 your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 62

  • 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 2489 rank in crime?

2489 postcode is ranked 56.28/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is 2489 a safe postcode?

2489 postcode is a very unsafe area. Crime exists and may impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in 2489?

The top crime types in 2489 are Theft, Property damage, Assault and related offences.

What is the most reported crime in 2489?

70 Theft cases were reported in 2489 in 2023.

Is crime increasing in 2489?

Crime in 2489 has increased by 32.35% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in 2489 in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in 2489 in 2023.

What is the least safe suburb in 2489?

The least safe suburb in 2489 is Pottsville, by rank and violent crimes rate.

What is the safest suburb in 2489?

The safest suburb in 2489 is Hastings Point, by rank and violent crimes rate.

Where are 2489 crime hotspots?

Most dangerous suburbs in 2489 by crime crime rank and violent crimes are Pottsville and Hastings Point.


Suburbs in Post Code 2489

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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