Reported Annual Crime In Bernardsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBernardsville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63n/a (estimate)8071,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBernardsville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault2n/a25.6124.2248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)26245386
Burglary7n/a89.7282.7468.9
Theft48n/a615.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a76.9126.6236.9
Property crime61n/a (estimate)7821,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bernardsville, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bernardsville, 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 Bernardsville, NJ crime rates are 55% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 72% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bernardsville, NJ has a rate that is 90% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 93% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bernardsville, NJ is 49% lower than its state's mean, and 68% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Califon, NJ1,2450185185
Mendham, NJ5,00840341382
Long Valley, NJ1,68261383444
Weston, NJ1,65562388449
White House Station, NJ1,83162393455
New Providence, NJ12,3148449457
Mountainside, NJ6,7650508508
Bernardsville, NJ7,76626782807

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bernardsville is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.21 daily crimes that occur in Bernardsville.
  • Bernardsville is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bernardsville you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bernardsville has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Bernardsville (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bernardsville, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bernardsville, NJ are 2.22 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.51 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bernardsville, NJ are 9.56 times less than than New Jersey and 15.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bernardsville, NJ are 1.98 times less than than New Jersey and 3.13 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bernardsville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bernardsville, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bernardsville, NJ ranks safer than 93% of every city located within New Jersey along with 95% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bernardsville, NJ. As a result, Bernardsville, NJ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bernardsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bernardsville is 1 in 3901
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bernardsville is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bernardsville is 1 in 124
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bernardsville, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bernardsville, NJ you have a 1 in 3901 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 128 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bernardsville, NJ.

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

Determining whether Bernardsville, NJ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Bernardsville, NJ has increased by 100% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Bernardsville, NJ has increased by 10% in the same time frame.

Bernardsville police department

ItemBernardsvilleNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.15.73.3
There are a total of 24 Bernardsville police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.4% less than the New Jersey average and 5.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Three Rivers, MI7,7655173,9674,484
Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,7643562,2242,580
Wyoming, MN7,764649981,062
Lexington, TN7,7717513,2834,034
River Rouge, MI7,7611,0562,4873,543
Bernardsville, NJ7,76626782807
Source: The Bernardsville, 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.