Annual Crime In Fanwood (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFanwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)4251,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFanwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery1n/a12.971.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0117.4246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)13208381
Burglary7n/a90.1215.9376.0
Theft25n/a321.81,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0123.9228.9
Property crime32n/a (estimate)4121,4052,200

Key findings

  • Fanwood crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fanwood are 97% lower than the national average
  • In Fanwood you have a 1 in 236 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fanwood is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fanwood has decreased by 43%

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Compare Fanwood, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Fanwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fanwood, NJ is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fanwood are 3.80 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.07 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Fanwood are 16.17 times less than than New Jersey and 29.57 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fanwood are 3.41 times less than than New Jersey and 5.34 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Fanwood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Fanwood, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fanwood is safer than 90% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Fanwood is safer than 93% 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 Fanwood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fanwood is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fanwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fanwood is 1 in 7769
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fanwood is 1 in 243
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fanwood is 1 in 236
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fanwood? In Fanwood, NJ you have a 1 in 7769 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 243 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 236 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fanwood.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Fanwood, NJ is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Fanwood has decreased by 67%, while the property crime rate in Fanwood has decreased by 41% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fanwood has decreased by 43% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Fanwood police department

      ItemFanwoodNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.73.3
      There are a total of 18 Fanwood police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.9% less than the New Jersey average and 25.2% 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
      Ten Mile Run, NJ1,61129197226
      Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58833220253
      Middlebush, NJ2,57446313360
      Six Mile Run, NJ2,65556380436
      Chatham, NJ9,0300444444
      Weston, NJ2,14759398456
      Mendham, NJ5,0120489489
      Fanwood, NJ7,53013412425

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Baldwin Harbor, NY7,5302148821,097
      Monessen, PA7,5301,0291,8942,923
      Page, AZ7,5321,0435,1086,151
      Duvall, WA7,53463489551
      New Prague, MN7,534631,1541,218
      Fanwood, NJ7,53013412425
      Source: The Fanwood, 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.