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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 37%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlen Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime100n/a (estimate)1,3201,3542,346
Murder0n/a0.03.76.5
Rape1n/a13.214.438.4
Robbery1n/a13.249.473.9
Assault4n/a52.8127.9279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)79195388
Burglary12n/a158.4146.2314.2
Theft74n/a977.0896.31,398.0
Vehicle theft8n/a105.6115.7246.0
Property crime94n/a (estimate)1,2411,1581,958

Key findings

  • Glen Ridge crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glen Ridge are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Glen Ridge you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glen Ridge is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glen Ridge has decreased by 11%

Glen Ridge crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glen Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Glen Ridge, NJ per 100,000 people. In Glen Ridge, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.03 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.78 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Glen Ridge is 2.47 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.90 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Glen Ridge has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.58 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Glen Ridge (higher is better)

      How safe is Glen Ridge, New Jersey compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Glen Ridge is safer than 43% of the cities in New Jersey and 70% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Glen Ridge. Overall, Glen Ridge is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glen Ridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 1263
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glen Ridge is 1 in 76
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Glen Ridge? In Glen Ridge, NJ you have a 1 in 1263 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Glen Ridge.

      Year Over Year Crime In Glen Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Glen Ridge is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Glen Ridge violent crime rates have increased by 49%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Glen Ridge has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

      Glen Ridge police department

      ItemGlen RidgeNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.65.73.3
      There are a total of 27 Glen Ridge police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37% less than the New Jersey average and 9.6% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rockleigh, NJ588000
      Haworth, NJ3,44608888
      Northvale, NJ4,80120101121
      Harrington Park, NJ4,7900169169
      Hasbrouck Heights, NJ12,1240242242
      Demarest, NJ5,00720287307
      Dumont, NJ17,78840303343
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615791,2411,320

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Morehead, KY7,6151311,5961,727
      Morehead, KY7,615902,1462,236
      Green, OR7,6163703,3673,737
      McCook, NE7,6181462,2302,376
      Berlin, NJ7,6201201,3971,517
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,615791,2411,320
      Source: The Glen Ridge, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.