Reported Annual Crime In Pompton Lakes

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePompton Lakes/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)1,1201,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePompton Lakes/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a9.015.338.6
Robbery1n/a9.0108.6101.9
Assault7n/a62.7127.4237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)81255373
Burglary18n/a161.2312.1491.4
Theft96n/a859.91,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a17.9131.5220.2
Property crime116n/a (estimate)1,0391,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Pompton Lakes, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Pompton Lakes, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Pompton Lakes, NJ crime rates are 41% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 61% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pompton Lakes, NJ has a rate that is 68% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 78% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pompton Lakes, NJ is 36% lower than its state's mean, and 58% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pompton Lakes is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.07 daily crimes that occur in Pompton Lakes.
  • Pompton Lakes is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pompton Lakes you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pompton Lakes has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Pompton Lakes (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pompton Lakes, 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.68 times less than the state average and 2.55 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pompton Lakes, NJ on a daily bases are 3.17 times less than than New Jersey average and 4.62 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pompton Lakes, NJ are 1.57 times less than the daily state average and 2.39 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Pompton Lakes (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pompton Lakes, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pompton Lakes, NJ has been ranked safer than 57% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Pompton Lakes, NJ is safer than 80% 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pompton Lakes, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pompton Lakes

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 1241
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 97
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 90
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Pompton Lakes, 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1241. 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 97 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ is 1 in 90.

Year Over Year Crime In Pompton Lakes (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Pompton Lakes, 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Pompton Lakes, NJ has increased by 25% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pompton Lakes, NJ has increased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Pompton Lakes police department

ItemPompton LakesNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.73.3
There are a total of 24 Pompton Lakes police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62% less than the New Jersey average and 34.2% 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
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Montvale, NJ8,00012305317
Kinnelon, NJ10,34910336346
Hillsdale, NJ10,38110352361
Pompton Lakes, NJ11,162811,0391,120

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Lyndon, KY11,1671451,4381,583
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Red Oak, TX11,1491022,7662,868
Ontario, OR11,1482115,7966,007
Pompton Lakes, NJ11,162811,0391,120
Source: The Pompton Lakes, 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.