Reported Annual Crime In North Plainfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Plainfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime379n/a (estimate)1,7191,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Plainfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape4n/a18.115.338.6
Robbery24n/a108.9108.6101.9
Assault25n/a113.4127.4237.8
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)240255373
Burglary83n/a376.5312.1491.4
Theft226n/a1,025.21,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a77.1131.5220.2
Property crime326n/a (estimate)1,4791,6272,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in North Plainfield, 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 9% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 40% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, North Plainfield, NJ shows a crime rate that is 6% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 35% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, North Plainfield, NJ is shown to be 9% lower than the New Jersey average and 41% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in North Plainfield is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.71 daily crimes that occur in North Plainfield.
  • North Plainfield is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In North Plainfield you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in North Plainfield has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In North Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in North Plainfield, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In North Plainfield, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.66 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in North Plainfield, NJ is 1.06 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.55 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, North Plainfield, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.68 times less than the national average.

How Safe is North Plainfield (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in North Plainfield, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that North Plainfield, NJ safer than 27% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 52% 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 North Plainfield, NJ. At this time, North Plainfield, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Plainfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Plainfield is 1 in 416
The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Plainfield is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in North Plainfield is 1 in 59
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in North Plainfield, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In North Plainfield, NJ you have a 1 in 416 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 68 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in North Plainfield, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In North Plainfield (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether North Plainfield, 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 North Plainfield, NJ has increased by 47%, while the property crime rate in North Plainfield, NJ has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in North Plainfield, NJ has increased by 6% year over year.

North Plainfield police department

ItemNorth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5214,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 52 North Plainfield police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.5% less than the New Jersey average and 28.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ten Mile Run, NJ1,77436228264
Mendham, NJ5,00860260320
Middlebush, NJ2,34147298345
Mountainside, NJ6,76515394408
Griggstown, NJ1,01158373431
North Plainfield, NJ22,0562401,4791,719

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South Euclid, OH22,0521702,8162,985
Charleston, IL22,065279399678
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Villa Park, IL22,073951,8081,903
Lennox, CA22,0396173,7894,406
North Plainfield, NJ22,0562401,4791,719
Source: The North Plainfield, 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.