Reported Annual Crime In Elmwood Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime393n/a (estimate)1,9101,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElmwood Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.94.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery10n/a48.6108.6101.9
Assault16n/a77.7127.4237.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)131255373
Burglary77n/a374.1312.1491.4
Theft275n/a1,336.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft14n/a68.0131.5220.2
Property crime366n/a (estimate)1,7781,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Elmwood Park, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 1% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Elmwood Park, NJ shows a crime rate that is 49% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Elmwood Park, NJ is shown to be 9% higher than the New Jersey average and 28% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elmwood Park is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.23 daily crimes that occur in Elmwood Park.
  • Elmwood Park is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elmwood Park you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elmwood Park has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Elmwood Park (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Elmwood Park, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Elmwood Park, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.01 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.50 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Elmwood Park, NJ is 1.95 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 2.84 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Elmwood Park, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.09 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.40 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Elmwood Park (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Elmwood Park, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Elmwood Park, NJ being safer than 37% of cities in New Jersey and 63% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Elmwood Park, NJ. In conclusion, Elmwood Park, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elmwood Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 763
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elmwood Park is 1 in 53
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Elmwood Park, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elmwood Park, NJ you have a 1 in 763 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 57 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmwood Park, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Elmwood Park (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Elmwood Park, 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. Elmwood Park, NJ has decreased by 8% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Elmwood Park, NJ has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Elmwood Park police department

ItemElmwood ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
There are a total of 37 Elmwood Park police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.7% less than the New Jersey average and 42.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockleigh, NJ508000
Harrington Park, NJ4,73642125167
Norwood, NJ5,7690188188
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Elmwood Park, NJ19,9211311,7781,910

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Lake Ronkonkoma, NY19,9333381,4281,766
East Massapequa, NY19,8912651,1171,381
Elmwood Park, NJ19,9211311,7781,910
Source: The Elmwood Park, 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.