Reported Annual Crime In Hawthorne

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 peopleHawthorne/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime229n/a (estimate)1,2031,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHawthorne/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery0n/a0.087.798.0
Assault2n/a10.5120.8248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)11229383
Burglary27n/a141.8265.3430.4
Theft192n/a1,008.31,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a42.0135.1237.4
Property crime227n/a (estimate)1,1921,5562,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Hawthorne, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Hawthorne, 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 Hawthorne, NJ crime rates are 33% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 56% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Hawthorne, NJ has a rate that is 95% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 97% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Hawthorne, NJ is 23% lower than its state's mean, and 50% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hawthorne is 56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.29 daily crimes that occur in Hawthorne.
  • Hawthorne is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hawthorne you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hawthorne has increased by 60%.

Compare Hawthorne, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hawthorne (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hawthorne, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hawthorne, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.48 times less than the state average and 2.28 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hawthorne, NJ on a daily bases are 21.78 times less than than New Jersey average and 36.45 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hawthorne, NJ are 1.30 times less than the daily state average and 1.98 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hawthorne (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hawthorne, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hawthorne, NJ has been ranked safer than 63% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Hawthorne, NJ is safer than 84% 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 Hawthorne, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hawthorne, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hawthorne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 9521
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 84
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hawthorne, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hawthorne, NJ you have a 1 in 9521 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 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hawthorne, NJ.

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

The year over year crime rate for Hawthorne, NJ is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Hawthorne, 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 decreased by 70% in Hawthorne, NJ, while property crimes in Hawthorne, NJ have increased by 67%. Crimes in total for Hawthorne, NJ have increased by 60% year over year.

Hawthorne police department

ItemHawthorneNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3514,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
There are a total of 35 Hawthorne police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.3% less than the New Jersey average and 43.1% less 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
Hawthorne, NJ18,950111,1921,203

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ansonia, CT18,9501181,8932,011
Howard, WI18,9503061,7282,034
Berea, OH18,94942742784
Troy, AL18,9441,1475,0576,204
Ellensburg, WA18,9571602,8162,976
Hawthorne, NJ18,950111,1921,203
Source: The Hawthorne, 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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