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Total crime 86%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 85%
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 peopleFanwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)3501,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape1n/a13.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault1n/a13.0122.2250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)26207379
Burglary5n/a64.8184.6340.5
Theft17n/a220.31,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft3n/a38.9116.4219.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)3241,3362,110

Key findings

  • Fanwood crime rates are 86% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fanwood are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Fanwood you have a 1 in 286 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fanwood is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fanwood has decreased by 18%

Fanwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Fanwood (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fanwood, New Jersey is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fanwood are 4.41 times less than the New Jersey average and 7.12 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Fanwood are 7.98 times less than than New Jersey and 14.64 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fanwood are 4.12 times less than than New Jersey and 6.51 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Fanwood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and all other cities across the US, is Fanwood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fanwood is safer than 88% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Fanwood is safer than 92% 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 3860
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fanwood is 1 in 309
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fanwood is 1 in 286
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fanwood? In Fanwood, NJ you have a 1 in 3860 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 309 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 286 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 increased by 100%, while the property crime rate in Fanwood has decreased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Fanwood has decreased by 18% 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, NJ1,61129188217
      Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58832210242
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Far Hills, NJ9910330330
      Middlebush, NJ2,57446298344
      Mendham, NJ5,0120410410
      Six Mile Run, NJ2,65556361417
      Fanwood, NJ7,53026324350

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monessen, PA7,5301,0291,8942,923
      Baldwin Harbor, NY7,5302208411,061
      Page, AZ7,5321,6617,0778,737
      New Prague, MN7,53496829925
      Duvall, WA7,53461558619
      Fanwood, NJ7,53026324350
      Source: The Fanwood, 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.