Reported Annual Crime In Ridgefield Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgefield Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime147n/a (estimate)1,1221,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgefield Park/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery7n/a53.4100.4102.8
Assault10n/a76.3124.2248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)130245386
Burglary20n/a152.6282.7468.9
Theft105n/a801.11,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a38.1126.6236.9
Property crime130n/a (estimate)9921,5452,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ridgefield Park, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Ridgefield Park, NJ is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ridgefield Park, NJ crime rate is 37% lower than the New Jersey average and is 60% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ridgefield Park, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 47% lower than the New Jersey average and 66% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ridgefield Park, NJ is 36% lower than the New Jersey average and 60% lower than the national 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
Tuckahoe, NY1,42653217270
Ridgefield Park, NJ12,8751309921,122

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ridgefield Park is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.07 daily crimes that occur in Ridgefield Park.
  • Ridgefield Park is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ridgefield Park you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ridgefield Park has increased by 6%.

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Ridgefield Park, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Ridgefield Park, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 1.60 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.53 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Ridgefield Park, NJ is 1.89 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 2.98 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Ridgefield Park, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.56 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.47 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Ridgefield Park (higher is better)

How safe is Ridgefield Park, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ridgefield Park, NJ is safer than 51% of the cities in New Jersey and 78% 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 Ridgefield Park, NJ. Overall, Ridgefield Park, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgefield Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgefield Park is 1 in 771
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgefield Park is 1 in 101
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgefield Park is 1 in 90
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Ridgefield Park, 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 Ridgefield Park, NJ, you have a 1 in 771 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 101. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgefield Park, NJ is 1 in 90.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Ridgefield Park, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Ridgefield Park, NJ has increased by 41% and the rate of property crime in Ridgefield Park, NJ has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Ridgefield Park, NJ has increased by 6% year to year.

Ridgefield Park police department

ItemRidgefield ParkNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3814,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 38 Ridgefield Park police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.8% less than the New Jersey average and 9.6% 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
Port Neches, TX12,8774001,3661,766
Rochester, MI12,87261506567
Hamilton Square, NJ12,8702171,3661,583
Centralia, IL12,8806102,8643,474
Ardmore, PA12,867120664784
Ridgefield Park, NJ12,8751309921,122
Source: The Ridgefield 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.