Reported Annual Crime In Waldwick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaldwick/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime61n/a (estimate)6021,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaldwick/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape1n/a9.916.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault1n/a9.9124.2248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)20245386
Burglary7n/a69.1282.7468.9
Theft49n/a483.51,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a29.6126.6236.9
Property crime59n/a (estimate)5821,5452,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Waldwick, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 66% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 79% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Waldwick, NJ shows a crime rate that is 92% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 95% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Waldwick, NJ is shown to be 62% lower than the New Jersey average and 76% 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
Piermont, NY2,54159243301
Waldwick, NJ9,80820582602

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waldwick is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.65 daily crimes that occur in Waldwick.
  • Waldwick is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waldwick you have a 1 in 167 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waldwick has increased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Waldwick (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Waldwick, 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 Waldwick, NJ are 2.97 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.71 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Waldwick, NJ are 12.41 times less than than New Jersey and 19.57 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Waldwick, NJ are 2.65 times less than than New Jersey and 4.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Waldwick (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Waldwick, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Waldwick, NJ being safer than 84% of cities in New Jersey and 92% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Waldwick, NJ. In conclusion, Waldwick, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waldwick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waldwick is 1 in 5068
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waldwick is 1 in 172
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waldwick is 1 in 167
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Waldwick, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Waldwick, NJ you have a 1 in 5068 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 167 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Waldwick, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Waldwick, 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 Waldwick, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in Waldwick, NJ has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Waldwick, NJ has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Waldwick police department

ItemWaldwickNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 24 Waldwick police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.4% less than the New Jersey average and 24.5% 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
Fort Meade, MD9,8095472,6493,196
Girard, OH9,7993362,8913,227
Sunbury, PA9,8178122,7693,581
Shelton, WA9,7982756,0836,358
Bee Ridge, FL9,7962601,6261,886
Waldwick, NJ9,80820582602
Source: The Waldwick, 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.