Reported Annual Crime In Harrison

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarrison/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime399n/a (estimate)2,3751,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarrison/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery29n/a172.687.798.0
Assault29n/a172.6120.8248.9
Violent crime58n/a (estimate)345229383
Burglary37n/a220.2265.3430.4
Theft260n/a1,547.41,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft44n/a261.9135.1237.4
Property crime341n/a (estimate)2,0301,5562,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Harrison, 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 33% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Harrison, NJ shows a crime rate that is 51% higher than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 10% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Harrison, NJ is shown to be 30% higher than the New Jersey average and 14% lower than the national average.

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The Harrison crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Harrison as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Harrison crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harrison is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.51 daily crimes that occur in Harrison.
  • Harrison is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harrison you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harrison has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Harrison (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Harrison, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Harrison, NJ are 1.33 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Harrison, NJ are 1.51 times more than than New Jersey and 1.11 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Harrison, NJ are 1.30 times more than than New Jersey and 1.16 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Harrison (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Harrison, NJ compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Harrison, NJ safer than 22% when compared to other New Jersey cities, and 44% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Harrison, NJ. At this time, Harrison, NJ sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harrison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harrison is 1 in 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harrison is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harrison is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Harrison, 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 Harrison, NJ, you have a 1 in 290 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 50. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Harrison, NJ is 1 in 43.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Harrison, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Harrison, NJ has increased by 36%, while the property crime rate in Harrison, NJ has increased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Harrison, NJ has increased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Harrison police department

ItemHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4914,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.55.73.3
There are a total of 49 Harrison police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.4% less than the New Jersey average and 8.9% 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, NJ6,51929221251
Demarest, NJ5,00720278298
Oradell, NJ8,16024314338
Cresskill, NJ8,74534305339
Bergenfield, NJ27,5137369376
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Tenafly, NJ14,8217434441
Harrison, NJ15,0073452,0302,375

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clemson, SC15,008491,9161,964
Front Royal, VA15,0062712,3372,608
Wilmington Island, GA15,0052021,6171,819
Batavia, NY15,0126393,2903,929
Ramsey, NJ15,00033910943
Harrison, NJ15,0073452,0302,375
Source: The Harrison, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.