Reported Annual Crime In Park Ridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePark Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)2031,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePark Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault1n/a11.3127.4237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)11255373
Burglary8n/a90.2312.1491.4
Theft9n/a101.41,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime17n/a (estimate)1921,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Park Ridge, NJ. All reported Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge, NJ overall crime rate is 89% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 93% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Park Ridge, NJ, the rate is 96% lower than compared to the New Jersey average, and 97% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Park Ridge, NJ comes in at 88% lower than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 92% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Park Ridge is 93% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.56 daily crimes that occur in Park Ridge.
  • Park Ridge is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Park Ridge you have a 1 in 493 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Park Ridge has decreased by 61%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 9.28 times less than the New Jersey average and 14.09 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Park Ridge, NJ is 22.66 times less than the New Jersey average and 33.06 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Park Ridge, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 8.49 times less than the New Jersey average and 12.98 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Park Ridge (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Park Ridge, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Park Ridge, NJ has been ranked safer than 98% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Park Ridge, NJ is safer than 96% 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 Park Ridge, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Park Ridge, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Park Ridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 8873
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 493
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Park Ridge, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Park Ridge, NJ you have a 1 in 8873 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 522 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 493 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Park Ridge, NJ.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Park Ridge, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Park Ridge, NJ has decreased by 90%, the amount of property crime in Park Ridge, NJ has decreased by 53%, and the total amount of crime in Park Ridge, NJ has decreased by 61% year to year.

Park Ridge police department

ItemPark RidgeNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
There are a total of 17 Park Ridge police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.6% less than the New Jersey average and 40.5% 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
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Tuckahoe, NY1,42653225278
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203

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Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Source: The Park Ridge, 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.