Reported Annual Crime In New Providence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Providence/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)4571,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Providence/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery1n/a8.0100.4102.8
Assault0n/a0.0124.2248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)8245386
Burglary7n/a56.2282.7468.9
Theft46n/a369.21,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a24.1126.6236.9
Property crime56n/a (estimate)4491,5452,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in New Providence, 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 74% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 84% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, New Providence, NJ shows a crime rate that is 97% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 98% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, New Providence, NJ is shown to be 71% lower than the New Jersey average and 82% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Middlebush, NJ2,34145283328
Mendham, NJ5,00840341382
North Caldwell, NJ6,4070431431
Weston, NJ1,65562388449
Caldwell, NJ7,86476416492
Mountainside, NJ6,7650508508
Chatham, NJ9,00034480514
New Providence, NJ12,3148449457

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Providence is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.25 daily crimes that occur in New Providence.
  • New Providence is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Providence you have a 1 in 219 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Providence has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In New Providence (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in New Providence, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In New Providence, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.91 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.20 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in New Providence, NJ is 30.53 times less than the New Jersey average and 48.14 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, New Providence, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.44 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.45 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is New Providence (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the New Providence, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show New Providence, NJ being safer than 93% of cities in New Jersey and 94% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to New Providence, NJ. In conclusion, New Providence, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Providence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Providence is 1 in 12461
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Providence is 1 in 223
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Providence is 1 in 219
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in New Providence, 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 New Providence, NJ, you have a 1 in 12461 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 223. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in New Providence, NJ is 1 in 219.

Year Over Year Crime In New Providence (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether New Providence, 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 New Providence, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in New Providence, NJ has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in New Providence, NJ has increased by 2% year over year.

New Providence police department

ItemNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 28 New Providence police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.7% less than the New Jersey average and 30.3% 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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New Providence, NJ12,3148449457
Source: The New Providence, 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.