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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 87%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBergenfield/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)3281,5432,489
Murder1n/a3.62.95.0
Rape1n/a3.617.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault13n/a47.4122.2250.2
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)55207379
Burglary11n/a40.1184.6340.5
Theft62n/a226.01,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a7.3116.4219.9
Property crime75n/a (estimate)2731,3362,110

Key findings

  • Bergenfield crime rates are 87% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bergenfield are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Bergenfield you have a 1 in 305 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bergenfield is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bergenfield has increased by 18%

Bergenfield crime map

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The Bergenfield crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bergenfield as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Bergenfield crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bergenfield (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bergenfield on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bergenfield (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey, are 4.70 times less than the state average and 7.59 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Bergenfield on a daily basis are 3.78 times less than than New Jersey average and 6.94 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bergenfield are 4.89 times less than the daily state average and 7.72 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Bergenfield (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and all other cities across the US, is Bergenfield safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bergenfield is safer than 80% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Bergenfield is safer than 90% 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 Bergenfield. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bergenfield is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bergenfield

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 1829
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 366
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 305
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Bergenfield, New Jersey you have a 1 in 1829 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 366 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 305 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bergenfield.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bergenfield is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Bergenfield has increased by 1275% and the rate of property crime in Bergenfield has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Bergenfield has increased by 18% year to year.

      Bergenfield police department

      ItemBergenfieldNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4914,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.85.73.3
      There are a total of 49 Bergenfield police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68% less than the New Jersey average and 44.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in New Jersey

      StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
      New Jersey4,53954266
      There are a total of 4,539 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 54 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 80% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harrington Park, NJ4,7900105105
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85411103114
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Bellerose, NY1,31850193243
      Kensington, NY1,17650193243
      Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27850193243
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westport, CT27,51114681695
      Allen Park, MI27,5191781,8412,019
      Paragould, AR27,5211,0504,7125,762
      Seguin, TX27,5432782,3612,639
      Mason City, IA27,5466522,9253,577
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Source: The Bergenfield, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.