Reported Annual Crime In Mountainside

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountainside/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime28n/a (estimate)4081,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountainside/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery1n/a14.6108.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0127.4237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)15255373
Burglary7n/a102.0312.1491.4
Theft20n/a291.51,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime27n/a (estimate)3941,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mountainside, 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 78% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 86% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mountainside, NJ shows a crime rate that is 94% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 96% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mountainside, NJ is shown to be 76% lower than the New Jersey average and 84% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mountainside is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.12 daily crimes that occur in Mountainside.
  • Mountainside is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mountainside you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mountainside has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Mountainside (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Mountainside, 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 Mountainside, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 4.61 times less than the New Jersey average and 7.01 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Mountainside, NJ is 17.52 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 25.56 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Mountainside, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 4.13 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.32 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Mountainside (higher is better)

How safe is Mountainside, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Mountainside, NJ is safer than 92% of the cities in New Jersey and 94% 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 Mountainside, NJ. Overall, Mountainside, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mountainside

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mountainside is 1 in 6860
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mountainside is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mountainside is 1 in 245
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mountainside, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mountainside, NJ you have a 1 in 6860 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 255 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mountainside, NJ.

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

A good indicator of whether Mountainside, 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 Mountainside, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Mountainside, NJ has increased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mountainside, NJ has increased by 4% year over year.

Mountainside police department

ItemMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.73.3
There are a total of 26 Mountainside police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.9% less than the New Jersey average and 17.8% 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
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Middlebush, NJ2,34147298345
Wood-Ridge, NJ8,24935347381
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
New Providence, NJ12,3140450450
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408

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Source: The Mountainside, 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.