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Total crime 89%
Violent crime 100%
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 peopleCalifon/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3n/a (estimate)2841,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0122.2250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0207379
Burglary1n/a94.8184.6340.5
Theft1n/a94.81,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a94.8116.4219.9
Property crime3n/a (estimate)2841,3362,110

Key findings

  • Califon crime rates are 89% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Califon are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Califon you have a 1 in 352 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Califon is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Califon has not changed

Califon crime map

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The Califon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Califon 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 Califon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Califon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Califon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Califon is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Califon is 1 in 352
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Califon is 1 in 352

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

      Califon police department

      ItemCalifonNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

      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
      Frenchtown, NJ1,4090223223
      Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58832210242
      Hackettstown, NJ9,58532297329
      Far Hills, NJ9910330330
      White House Station, NJ2,02247301347
      Long Valley, NJ1,97155353407
      Mendham, NJ5,0120410410
      Califon, NJ1,3400284284

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Goodman, MS1,3401561,3341,490
      Shawneetown, IL1,340901,1651,254
      Harper, KS1,3401941,0951,289
      Clinton, LA1,3402061,1851,391
      Starbuck, MN1,3401593,6653,825
      Califon, NJ1,3400284284
      Source: The Califon, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.