Reported Annual Crime In Fair Lawn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFair Lawn/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime407n/a (estimate)1,2061,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFair Lawn/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape5n/a14.815.338.6
Robbery2n/a5.9108.6101.9
Assault6n/a17.8127.4237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)39255373
Burglary67n/a198.5312.1491.4
Theft315n/a933.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a35.5131.5220.2
Property crime394n/a (estimate)1,1671,6272,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Fair Lawn, NJ crime rate is 36% lower than the New Jersey average and is 58% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Fair Lawn, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 85% lower than the New Jersey average and 90% lower than the national average. For property crime, Fair Lawn, NJ is 28% lower than the New Jersey average and 53% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fair Lawn is 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.3 daily crimes that occur in Fair Lawn.
  • Fair Lawn is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fair Lawn you have a 1 in 83 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fair Lawn has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Fair Lawn (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fair Lawn, 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 Fair Lawn, NJ are 1.56 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.37 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ are 6.63 times less than than New Jersey and 9.68 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ are 1.39 times less than than New Jersey and 2.13 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fair Lawn (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fair Lawn, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fair Lawn, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Fair Lawn, NJ is 64% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 84% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Fair Lawn, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fair Lawn, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fair Lawn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fair Lawn is 1 in 2597
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fair Lawn is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fair Lawn is 1 in 83
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fair Lawn, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Fair Lawn, NJ, you have a 1 in 2597 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 86. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fair Lawn, NJ is 1 in 83.

Year Over Year Crime In Fair Lawn (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Fair Lawn, NJ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ has decreased by 48%, while the property crime rate in Fair Lawn, NJ has increased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fair Lawn, NJ has increased by 12% year over year.

Fair Lawn police department

ItemFair LawnNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.73.3
There are a total of 65 Fair Lawn police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65% less than the New Jersey average and 39.4% 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
Fair Lawn, NJ32,962391,1671,206

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Fair Lawn, NJ32,962391,1671,206
Source: The Fair Lawn, 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.