The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Clifton, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Clifton, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Clifton, NJ is 4% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 32% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Clifton, NJ has 9% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 38% lower than the national average. In property crime, Clifton, NJ is 6% higher than the average of New Jersey and is 31% lower than the national average.