Reported Annual Crime In Bernardsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBernardsville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime43n/a (estimate)5541,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBernardsville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0127.4237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0255373
Burglary4n/a51.5312.1491.4
Theft39n/a502.41,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime43n/a (estimate)5541,6272,487
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 71% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 81% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bernardsville, NJ has a rate that is 100% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 100% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bernardsville, NJ is 66% lower than its state's mean, and 78% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bernardsville is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.52 daily crimes that occur in Bernardsville.
  • Bernardsville is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bernardsville you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bernardsville has decreased by 24%.

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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 3.40 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bernardsville, NJ are equal to than New Jersey and equal to the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bernardsville, NJ are 2.94 times less than than New Jersey and 4.49 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 92% of every city located within New Jersey along with 94% 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 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bernardsville is 1 in 181
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bernardsville is 1 in 181
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 0 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 181 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 181 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 decreased by 100% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Bernardsville, NJ has decreased by 24% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Califon, NJ1,24509292
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
New Providence, NJ12,3140450450
Bernardsville, NJ7,7660554554

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Three Rivers, MI7,7654794,1924,671
Wyoming, MN7,76477874952
Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL7,7643822,3282,710
Lexington, TN7,7716733,5064,179
River Rouge, MI7,7616221,8142,436
Bernardsville, NJ7,7660554554
Source: The Bernardsville, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.