Reported Annual Crime In Passaic

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePassaic/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,427n/a (estimate)1,9871,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePassaic/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a4.24.14.9
Rape3n/a4.215.338.6
Robbery161n/a224.2108.6101.9
Assault160n/a222.8127.4237.8
Violent crime327n/a (estimate)455255373
Burglary193n/a268.8312.1491.4
Theft762n/a1,061.21,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft145n/a201.9131.5220.2
Property crime1,100n/a (estimate)1,5321,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Passaic, NJ. All reported Passaic, 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 Passaic, NJ overall crime rate is 6% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 31% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Passaic, NJ, the rate is 78% higher than compared to the New Jersey average, and 22% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Passaic, NJ comes in at 6% lower than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 38% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Passaic is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.44 daily crimes that occur in Passaic.
  • Passaic is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Passaic you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Passaic has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Passaic (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Passaic, 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 Passaic, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.44 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Passaic, NJ is 1.78 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.22 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Passaic, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.62 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Passaic (higher is better)

How safe is Passaic, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Passaic, NJ is safer than 13% of the cities in New Jersey and 29% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Passaic, NJ. Overall, Passaic, NJ is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Passaic

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Passaic is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Passaic is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Passaic is 1 in 51
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Passaic, 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 Passaic, NJ, you have a 1 in 220 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 66. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Passaic, NJ is 1 in 51.

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

Determining whether Passaic, NJ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Passaic, NJ has decreased by 30% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Passaic, NJ has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

Passaic police department

ItemPassaicNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 176 Passaic police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.7% less than the New Jersey average and 23.3% 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
Passaic, NJ70,6514551,5321,987

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Manteca, CA70,6932843,2653,548
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Lynwood, CA70,7895721,9602,532
Dale City, VA70,3812332,2192,452
Passaic, NJ70,6514551,5321,987
Source: The Passaic, 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.