Reported Annual Crime In Prospect Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)1,9361,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery3n/a50.5100.4102.8
Assault11n/a185.2124.2248.5
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)236245386
Burglary4n/a67.3282.7468.9
Theft85n/a1,431.01,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a202.0126.6236.9
Property crime101n/a (estimate)1,7001,5452,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Prospect Park, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Prospect Park, 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 Prospect Park, NJ crime rates are 8% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 32% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Prospect Park, NJ has a rate that is 4% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 39% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Prospect Park, NJ is 10% higher than its state's mean, and 31% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northvale, NJ4,7250103103
Rockleigh, NJ5080189189
Harrington Park, NJ4,73621186207
Norwood, NJ5,76917222239
New Milford, NJ16,52412244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,76345213258
Piermont, NY2,54159243301
Prospect Park, NJ5,9152361,7001,936

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prospect Park is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.3 daily crimes that occur in Prospect Park.
  • Prospect Park is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prospect Park you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prospect Park has increased by 2%.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Prospect Park, 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 Prospect Park, NJ are 1.08 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.47 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Prospect Park, NJ are 1.04 times less than than New Jersey and 1.64 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Prospect Park, NJ are 1.10 times more than than New Jersey and 1.44 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Prospect Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Prospect Park, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Prospect Park, NJ has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Prospect Park, NJ is safer than 70% 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 Prospect Park, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Prospect Park, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prospect Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 425
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 52
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Prospect Park, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Prospect Park, NJ, then there is a 1 in 425 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 52 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prospect Park, NJ.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Prospect Park, 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 Prospect Park, NJ has increased by 181%, the amount of property crime in Prospect Park, NJ has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Prospect Park, NJ has increased by 2% year to year.

Prospect Park police department

ItemProspect ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.73.3
There are a total of 14 Prospect Park police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58% less than the New Jersey average and 27.4% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orlovista, FL5,9175043,1493,652
Warren, AR5,9184512,4802,930
Greenville, PA5,9192591,7261,985
Villa Park, CA5,911671,3691,435
Walpole, MA5,9101799691,147
Prospect Park, NJ5,9152361,7001,936
Source: The Prospect Park, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.