Reported Annual Crime In Glen Ridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlen Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime182n/a (estimate)2,3621,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlen Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape4n/a51.915.338.6
Robbery2n/a26.0108.6101.9
Assault7n/a90.9127.4237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)169255373
Burglary37n/a480.2312.1491.4
Theft127n/a1,648.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a64.9131.5220.2
Property crime169n/a (estimate)2,1931,6272,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Glen Ridge, 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 Glen Ridge, 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 Glen Ridge, NJ averages 26% higher than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 17% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Glen Ridge, NJ is 34% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 55% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 35% higher than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 12% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Glen Ridge, NJ area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Glen Ridge is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Glen Ridge.
  • Glen Ridge is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Glen Ridge you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Glen Ridge has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Glen Ridge (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Glen Ridge, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In Glen Ridge, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.26 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.21 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Glen Ridge, NJ is 1.51 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.21 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Glen Ridge, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.35 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.13 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Glen Ridge (higher is better)

How safe is Glen Ridge, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Glen Ridge, NJ is safer than 29% of the cities in New Jersey and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Glen Ridge, NJ. Overall, Glen Ridge, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glen Ridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 593
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 43
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Glen Ridge, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Glen Ridge, NJ you have a 1 in 593 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 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Ridge, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In Glen Ridge (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Glen Ridge, 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. Glen Ridge, NJ has increased by 333% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Glen Ridge, NJ has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

Glen Ridge police department

ItemGlen RidgeNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.65.73.3
There are a total of 27 Glen Ridge police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37% less than the New Jersey average and 9.1% greater 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
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Northvale, NJ4,72563271334
Glen Ridge, NJ7,6061692,1932,362

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orange Lake, NY7,6063321,4011,733
Freeland, MI7,6083221,4581,780
Ridgefield, CT7,5998414422
Calipatria, CA7,5995983,6744,272
Glenside, PA7,6141609231,083
Glen Ridge, NJ7,6061692,1932,362
Source: The Glen Ridge, 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.