Reported Annual Crime In Fort Lee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Lee/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime248n/a (estimate)6631,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Lee/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.34.14.9
Rape3n/a8.015.338.6
Robbery5n/a13.4108.6101.9
Assault18n/a48.1127.4237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)75255373
Burglary59n/a157.8312.1491.4
Theft152n/a406.61,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a24.1131.5220.2
Property crime220n/a (estimate)5881,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fort Lee, 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 65% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 77% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fort Lee, NJ shows a crime rate that is 71% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 80% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fort Lee, NJ is shown to be 64% lower than the New Jersey average and 76% lower 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
Fort Lee, NJ36,04875588663

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Lee is 77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.82 daily crimes that occur in Fort Lee.
  • Fort Lee is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Lee you have a 1 in 151 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Lee has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Fort Lee (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fort Lee, 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 Fort Lee, NJ are 2.84 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fort Lee, NJ are 3.41 times less than than New Jersey and 4.97 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fort Lee, NJ are 2.76 times less than than New Jersey and 4.23 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fort Lee (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Fort Lee, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Fort Lee, NJ ranks safer than 67% of every city located within New Jersey along with 86% 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 Fort Lee, NJ. As a result, Fort Lee, NJ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Lee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Lee is 1 in 1336
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Lee is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Lee is 1 in 151
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Fort Lee, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Fort Lee, NJ, then there is a 1 in 1336 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 170. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 151 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fort Lee, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Lee (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Fort Lee, 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 Fort Lee, NJ has increased by 60%, while the property crime rate in Fort Lee, NJ has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fort Lee, NJ has decreased by 12% year over year.

Fort Lee police department

ItemFort LeeNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 106 Fort Lee police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.6% less than the New Jersey average and 9.2% 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.

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Fort Lee, NJ36,04875588663
Source: The Fort Lee, 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.