Reported Annual Crime In Ridgewood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgewood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime209n/a (estimate)8171,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRidgewood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a3.915.338.6
Robbery2n/a7.8108.6101.9
Assault8n/a31.3127.4237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)43255373
Burglary46n/a179.8312.1491.4
Theft150n/a586.41,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a7.8131.5220.2
Property crime198n/a (estimate)7741,6272,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Ridgewood, NJ is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Ridgewood, NJ. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Ridgewood, NJ averages 57% lower than the rest of New Jersey while the rate of crime on a national scale is 71% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Ridgewood, NJ is 83% lower than the average rate of crime in New Jersey and 88% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 52% lower than the remainder of the state of New Jersey and 69% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Ridgewood, NJ area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ridgewood is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.24 daily crimes that occur in Ridgewood.
  • Ridgewood is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ridgewood you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ridgewood has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Ridgewood (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ridgewood, 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 Ridgewood, NJ are 2.30 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.50 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ridgewood, NJ are 5.94 times less than than New Jersey and 8.66 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ridgewood, NJ are 2.10 times less than than New Jersey and 3.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ridgewood (higher is better)

How safe is Ridgewood, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Ridgewood, NJ is safer than 70% of the cities in New Jersey and 88% 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 Ridgewood, NJ. Overall, Ridgewood, NJ is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ridgewood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ridgewood is 1 in 2326
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ridgewood is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgewood is 1 in 123
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Ridgewood, 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 Ridgewood, NJ, you have a 1 in 2326 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 130. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Ridgewood, NJ is 1 in 123.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Ridgewood, 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 Ridgewood, NJ has increased by 79% and the rate of property crime in Ridgewood, NJ has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Ridgewood, NJ has increased by 14% year to year.

Ridgewood police department

ItemRidgewoodNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4314,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.75.73.3
There are a total of 43 Ridgewood police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.9% less than the New Jersey average and 47.9% 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
Ridgewood, NJ25,27043774817

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Collinsville, IL25,2824972,5753,072
Bridgeton, NJ25,2521,1514,4995,650
Westmont, IL25,236921,3021,394
Ossining, NY25,2323621,5281,891
Bloomington, CA25,2287074,3455,052
Ridgewood, NJ25,27043774817
Source: The Ridgewood, 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.