Reported Annual Crime In Oakland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime68n/a (estimate)5191,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault3n/a22.9127.4237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)23255373
Burglary8n/a61.1312.1491.4
Theft55n/a420.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a15.3131.5220.2
Property crime65n/a (estimate)4961,6272,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Oakland, 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 Oakland, 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 Oakland, NJ averages 72% lower than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 82% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Oakland, NJ is 91% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 94% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 69% lower than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 80% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Oakland, NJ area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oakland is 82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.42 daily crimes that occur in Oakland.
  • Oakland is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oakland you have a 1 in 193 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oakland has decreased by 58%.

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Daily Crime In Oakland (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oakland, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Oakland, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 3.62 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.51 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Oakland, NJ are 11.15 times less than the New Jersey average and 16.26 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Oakland, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 3.28 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.01 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Oakland (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Oakland, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Oakland, NJ has been ranked safer than 86% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Oakland, NJ is safer than 93% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Oakland, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Oakland, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakland is 1 in 4365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakland is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakland is 1 in 193
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Oakland, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Oakland, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 4365. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 202 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Oakland, NJ is 1 in 193.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Oakland, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Oakland, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Oakland, NJ has decreased by 59% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Oakland, NJ has decreased by 58% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Oakland police department

ItemOaklandNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3114,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.73.3
There are a total of 31 Oakland police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.5% less than the New Jersey average and 26.4% 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
Harrington Park, NJ4,73642125167
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Montvale, NJ8,00012305317
Old Tappan, NJ5,83517318334
Oakland, NJ12,91423496519

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Vernon, VA12,91775711786
Worthington, MN12,9202241,4421,666
Ridge, NY12,9213671,5471,914
Finneytown, OH12,9072862,5312,816
Bedford, OH12,9272043,8294,033
Oakland, NJ12,91423496519
Source: The Oakland, 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.