Reported Annual Crime In Hackensack

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 peopleHackensack/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime766n/a (estimate)1,6941,7842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHackensack/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.23.65.3
Rape8n/a17.716.741.7
Robbery32n/a70.887.798.0
Assault53n/a117.2120.8248.9
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)208229394
Burglary62n/a137.1265.3430.4
Theft566n/a1,251.51,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft44n/a97.3135.1237.4
Property crime672n/a (estimate)1,4861,5562,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hackensack, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 5% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hackensack, NJ shows a crime rate that is 9% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 47% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hackensack, NJ is shown to be 4% lower than the New Jersey average and 37% lower than the national average.
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The Hackensack crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hackensack 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 Hackensack 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 Hackensack is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.64 daily crimes that occur in Hackensack.
  • Hackensack is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hackensack you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hackensack has increased by 7%.

Compare Hackensack, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hackensack (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hackensack, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Hackensack, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.63 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hackensack, NJ is 1.10 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.90 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hackensack, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.59 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Hackensack (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Hackensack, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Hackensack, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Hackensack, NJ is 31% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 57% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Hackensack, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Hackensack, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hackensack

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hackensack is 1 in 482
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hackensack is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hackensack is 1 in 60
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hackensack, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Hackensack, NJ, you have a 1 in 482 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 68. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hackensack, NJ is 1 in 60.

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

A good indicator of whether Hackensack, NJ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Hackensack, NJ has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Hackensack, NJ has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hackensack, NJ has increased by 7% year over year.

Hackensack police department

ItemHackensackNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16214,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.73.3
There are a total of 162 Hackensack police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.1% less than the New Jersey average and 14.5% 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
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
Hackensack, NJ44,2712081,4861,694

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Hackensack, NJ44,2712081,4861,694
Source: The Hackensack, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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