Reported Annual Crime In Bergenfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBergenfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime107n/a (estimate)3871,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBergenfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.64.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery2n/a7.2100.4102.8
Assault5n/a18.1124.2248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)29245386
Burglary16n/a57.9282.7468.9
Theft79n/a285.81,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a14.5126.6236.9
Property crime99n/a (estimate)3581,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bergenfield, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bergenfield, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bergenfield, NJ crime rates are 78% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 86% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bergenfield, NJ has a rate that is 88% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 93% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bergenfield, NJ is 77% lower than its state's mean, and 85% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northvale, NJ4,8010103103
Rockleigh, NJ5880189189
Harrington Park, NJ4,79021186207
Norwood, NJ5,82817222239
New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,85445213258
Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27853217270
Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bergenfield is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Bergenfield.
  • Bergenfield is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bergenfield you have a 1 in 259 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bergenfield has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Bergenfield (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bergenfield, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bergenfield, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 4.62 times less than the state average and 7.33 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Bergenfield, NJ on a daily bases are 8.47 times less than than New Jersey average and 13.35 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bergenfield, NJ are 4.31 times less than the daily state average and 6.84 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Bergenfield (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Bergenfield, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bergenfield, NJ has been ranked safer than 89% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Bergenfield, NJ is safer than 93% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Bergenfield, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bergenfield, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bergenfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 3456
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 259
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bergenfield, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bergenfield, NJ you have a 1 in 3456 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 280 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 259 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bergenfield, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Bergenfield (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Bergenfield, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bergenfield, NJ has increased by 16% and the rate of property crime in Bergenfield, NJ has decreased by 20%. The total crime rate in Bergenfield, NJ has decreased by 18% year to year.

Bergenfield police department

ItemBergenfieldNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4914,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.85.73.3
There are a total of 49 Bergenfield police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68% less than the New Jersey average and 44.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

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Westport, CT27,51125879904
Allen Park, MI27,5191941,8332,027
Paragould, AR27,5215704,8845,454
Seguin, TX27,5433923,8004,192
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Bergenfield, NJ27,51329358387
Source: The Bergenfield, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.