Reported Annual Crime In Palisades Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalisades Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)5381,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalisades Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a4.815.338.6
Robbery5n/a24.2108.6101.9
Assault15n/a72.7127.4237.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)102255373
Burglary32n/a155.0312.1491.4
Theft55n/a266.41,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a14.5131.5220.2
Property crime90n/a (estimate)4361,6272,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Palisades Park, 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 Palisades Park, 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 Palisades Park, NJ averages 71% lower than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 81% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Palisades Park, NJ is 60% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 73% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 73% lower than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 82% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Palisades Park, NJ area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palisades Park is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.47 daily crimes that occur in Palisades Park.
  • Palisades Park is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palisades Park you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palisades Park has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Palisades Park (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Palisades Park, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Palisades Park, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 3.50 times less than the state average and 5.32 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Palisades Park, NJ on a daily bases are 2.51 times less than than New Jersey average and 3.66 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Palisades Park, NJ are 3.73 times less than the daily state average and 5.71 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Palisades Park (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palisades Park, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Palisades Park, NJ safer than 63% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 83% 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 Palisades Park, NJ. At this time, Palisades Park, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palisades Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palisades Park is 1 in 984
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palisades Park is 1 in 230
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palisades Park is 1 in 186
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Palisades Park, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Palisades Park, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 984. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 230 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Palisades Park, NJ is 1 in 186.

Year Over Year Crime In Palisades Park (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Palisades Park, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palisades Park, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 50% in Palisades Park, NJ, while property crimes in Palisades Park, NJ have decreased by 18%. Crimes in total for Palisades Park, NJ have decreased by 10% year over year.

Palisades Park police department

ItemPalisades ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4014,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.73.3
There are a total of 40 Palisades Park police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.4% less than the New Jersey average and 38.3% 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.

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
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Palisades Park, NJ20,066102436538

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Sun City Center, FL20,0424632,8203,283
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Palisades Park, NJ20,066102436538
Source: The Palisades Park, 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.