Reported Annual Crime In Ridgefield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgefield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)4151,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgefield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery2n/a17.7108.6101.9
Assault1n/a8.8127.4237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)26255373
Burglary13n/a114.7312.1491.4
Theft28n/a247.11,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a26.5131.5220.2
Property crime44n/a (estimate)3881,6272,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ridgefield, NJ. The total number of reported crimes in Ridgefield, 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, NJ crime rate is 78% lower than the New Jersey average and is 85% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ridgefield, NJ has a violent crime rate that is 90% lower than the New Jersey average and 93% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ridgefield, NJ is 76% lower than the New Jersey average and 84% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ridgefield is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.14 daily crimes that occur in Ridgefield.
  • Ridgefield is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ridgefield you have a 1 in 242 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ridgefield has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Ridgefield (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield, NJ are 4.54 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.89 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ridgefield, NJ are 9.65 times less than than New Jersey and 14.07 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ridgefield, NJ are 4.19 times less than than New Jersey and 6.40 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ridgefield (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ridgefield, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Ridgefield, NJ safer than 88% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 93% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Ridgefield, NJ. At this time, Ridgefield, NJ sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgefield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 3777
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 258
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgefield is 1 in 242
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield, NJ, then there is a 1 in 3777 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 258. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 242 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ridgefield, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Ridgefield, 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 Ridgefield, NJ has increased by 189%, while the property crime rate in Ridgefield, NJ has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ridgefield, NJ has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Ridgefield police department

ItemRidgefieldNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 28 Ridgefield police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.6% less than the New Jersey average and 23.2% 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
Rockleigh, NJ508000
Harrington Park, NJ4,73642125167
Norwood, NJ5,7690188188
Park Ridge, NJ8,76311192203
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,12524239263
Ridgefield, NJ11,19126388415

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Merriam, KS11,1913885,3295,717
Ironton, OH11,1902652,4542,718
North Valley, NM11,1895353,0183,553
Wyandanch, NY11,1874451,8762,321
Peru, IN11,1991913,7073,898
Ridgefield, NJ11,19126388415
Source: The Ridgefield, 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.