Reported Annual Crime In Paramus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParamus/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,076n/a (estimate)4,0001,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParamus/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape2n/a7.415.338.6
Robbery25n/a92.9108.6101.9
Assault13n/a48.3127.4237.8
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)149255373
Burglary41n/a152.4312.1491.4
Theft961n/a3,572.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a126.4131.5220.2
Property crime1,036n/a (estimate)3,8511,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Paramus, NJ. All reported Paramus, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Paramus, NJ overall crime rate is 113% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 40% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Paramus, NJ, the rate is 42% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Paramus, NJ comes in at 137% higher than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 55% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Paramus is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.96 daily crimes that occur in Paramus.
  • Paramus is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paramus you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paramus has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Paramus (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Paramus, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Paramus, NJ are 2.13 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.40 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Paramus, NJ are 1.72 times less than than New Jersey and 2.51 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Paramus, NJ are 2.37 times more than than New Jersey and 1.55 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Paramus (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Paramus, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Paramus, NJ safer than 16% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 36% 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 Paramus, NJ. At this time, Paramus, NJ sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paramus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paramus is 1 in 673
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paramus is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Paramus is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paramus, 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 Paramus, NJ, you have a 1 in 673 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paramus, NJ is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Paramus, 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 Paramus, NJ has increased by 73%, while the property crime rate in Paramus, NJ has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Paramus, NJ has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Paramus police department

ItemParamusNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10214,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.73.3
There are a total of 102 Paramus police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.3% less than the New Jersey average and 17.2% 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
Rockleigh, NJ508000
Harrington Park, NJ4,73642125167
Norwood, NJ5,7690188188
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Paramus, NJ26,6121493,8514,000

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clinton, IA26,6118324,4385,270
Tualatin, OR26,6041972,2352,432
Greer, SC26,6264752,3902,866
Fredericksburg, VA26,6324153,9874,401
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA26,5905623,4514,012
Paramus, NJ26,6121493,8514,000
Source: The Paramus, 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.