Reported Annual Crime In Garfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime669n/a (estimate)2,0981,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape8n/a25.116.240.4
Robbery41n/a128.5100.4102.8
Assault40n/a125.4124.2248.5
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)279245386
Burglary82n/a257.1282.7468.9
Theft462n/a1,448.51,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft36n/a112.9126.6236.9
Property crime580n/a (estimate)1,8181,5452,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Garfield, NJ is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Garfield, NJ. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Garfield, NJ averages 17% higher than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 26% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Garfield, NJ is 14% higher than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 28% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 18% higher than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 26% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Garfield, NJ area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northvale, NJ4,7250103103
Rockleigh, NJ5080189189
Harrington Park, NJ4,73621186207
Norwood, NJ5,76917222239
New Milford, NJ16,52412244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,76345213258
Tuckahoe, NY1,42653217270
Garfield, NJ30,9962791,8182,098

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Garfield is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.75 daily crimes that occur in Garfield.
  • Garfield is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Garfield you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Garfield has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Garfield (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Garfield, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Garfield, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.17 times more than the state average and 1.35 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Garfield, NJ on a daily bases are 1.14 times more than than New Jersey average and 1.38 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Garfield, NJ are 1.18 times more than the daily state average and 1.35 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Garfield (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Garfield, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Garfield, NJ safer than 23% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 44% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Garfield, NJ. At this time, Garfield, NJ sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garfield is 1 in 359
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garfield is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Garfield is 1 in 48
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Garfield, 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 Garfield, NJ, then there is a 1 in 359 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 55. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Garfield, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Garfield (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Garfield, 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. Garfield, NJ has increased by 32% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Garfield, NJ has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Garfield police department

ItemGarfieldNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.73.3
There are a total of 65 Garfield police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.7% less than the New Jersey average and 35.5% 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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Alabaster, AL30,9782941,4771,771
Florence, KY31,0382454,2424,487
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University CDP (Orange County), FL30,9266323,9484,580
Garfield, NJ30,9962791,8182,098
Source: The Garfield, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.