Reported Annual Crime In Clifton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClifton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,570n/a (estimate)1,8161,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClifton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape8n/a9.316.741.7
Robbery73n/a84.487.798.0
Assault103n/a119.1120.8248.9
Violent crime184n/a (estimate)213229383
Burglary191n/a220.9265.3430.4
Theft1,086n/a1,255.91,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft109n/a126.1135.1237.4
Property crime1,386n/a (estimate)1,6031,5562,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Clifton, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Clifton, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Clifton, NJ is 2% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 34% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Clifton, NJ has 7% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 44% lower than the national average. In property crime, Clifton, NJ is 3% higher than the average of New Jersey and is 32% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clifton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.97 daily crimes that occur in Clifton.
  • Clifton is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clifton you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clifton has decreased by 7%.

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Compare Clifton, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Clifton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Clifton, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Clifton, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.02 times more than the state average and 1.51 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Clifton, NJ on a daily bases are 1.08 times less than than New Jersey average and 1.80 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Clifton, NJ are 1.03 times more than the daily state average and 1.47 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Clifton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Clifton, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Clifton, NJ being safer than 30% of cities in New Jersey and 55% 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 Clifton, NJ. In conclusion, Clifton, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clifton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clifton is 1 in 470
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clifton is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clifton is 1 in 56
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Clifton, 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 Clifton, NJ, then there is a 1 in 470 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 63. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 56 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Clifton, NJ.

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

The year over year crime rate for Clifton, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Clifton, NJ has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Clifton, NJ, while property crimes in Clifton, NJ have decreased by 7%. Crimes in total for Clifton, NJ have decreased by 7% year over year.

Clifton police department

ItemCliftonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17314,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.73.3
There are a total of 173 Clifton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.9% less than the New Jersey average and 37.2% 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
Haworth, NJ3,4460172172
Harrington Park, NJ4,79021165186
Park Ridge, NJ8,85411201212
Old Tappan, NJ5,9420231231
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30124215239
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Northvale, NJ4,8010260260
Clifton, NJ85,5782131,6031,816

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Kirkland, WA85,812842,4532,538
Fishers, IN85,88747926972
Clifton, NJ85,5782131,6031,816
Source: The Clifton, 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.