Reported Annual Crime In Garwood

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 peopleGarwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)7551,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)23208381
Vehicle theft1n/a22.9123.9228.9
Property crime32n/a (estimate)7321,4052,200

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Garwood, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Garwood, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Garwood, NJ crime rates are 53% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 71% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Garwood, NJ has a rate that is 89% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 94% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Garwood, NJ is 48% lower than its state's mean, and 67% lower than the country's average.
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The Garwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Garwood 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 Garwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Garwood is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.07 daily crimes that occur in Garwood.
  • Garwood is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Garwood you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Garwood has decreased by 50%.

Compare Garwood, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Garwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Garwood, NJ for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Jersey as well as those across America as a whole. The Garwood, NJ total amount of daily offenses is 2.14 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.42 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Garwood, NJ is 9.09 times less than the New Jersey average, and it is 16.63 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Garwood, NJ has a daily crime figure that is 1.92 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.00 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Garwood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Garwood, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Garwood, NJ has been ranked safer than 72% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Garwood, NJ is safer than 89% 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 Garwood, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Garwood, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garwood is 1 in 4370
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garwood is 1 in 137
The chance of being a victim of crime in Garwood is 1 in 133
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Garwood, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Garwood, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4370. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 137 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Garwood, NJ is 1 in 133.

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

The year over year crime rate for Garwood, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Garwood, 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 not changed in Garwood, NJ, while property crimes in Garwood, NJ have decreased by 51%. Crimes in total for Garwood, NJ have decreased by 50% year over year.

Garwood police department

ItemGarwoodNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2214,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.25.73.3
There are a total of 22 Garwood police officers. This results in 5.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.9% less than the New Jersey average and 58.4% greater 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
North Caldwell, NJ6,5190208208
Middlebush, NJ2,57446313360
Fanwood, NJ7,53013412425
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ12,1248419428
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65556380436
Chatham, NJ9,0300444444
Weston, NJ2,14759398456
Garwood, NJ4,31523732755

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Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ4,3141,0982,5173,615
Barrow, AK4,3167142,6633,377
Florence, MS4,31322336358
Garwood, NJ4,31523732755
Source: The Garwood, 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.
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