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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 73%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeonia/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime54n/a (estimate)5941,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape1n/a11.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault2n/a22.0122.2250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)33207379
Burglary11n/a121.0184.6340.5
Theft38n/a418.11,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a22.0116.4219.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)5611,3362,110

Key findings

  • Leonia crime rates are 76% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Leonia are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Leonia you have a 1 in 169 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Leonia is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Leonia has decreased by 29%

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

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      Daily Crime In Leonia (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Leonia on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Leonia (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey, are 2.60 times less than the state average and 4.19 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Leonia on a daily basis are 6.27 times less than than New Jersey average and 11.49 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Leonia are 2.38 times less than the daily state average and 3.76 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Leonia (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and all other cities across the US, is Leonia safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Leonia is safer than 77% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Leonia 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 Leonia. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Leonia is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leonia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leonia is 1 in 3030
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leonia is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Leonia is 1 in 169
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Leonia, New Jersey you have a 1 in 3030 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 179 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 169 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leonia.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Leonia is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Leonia has not changed and the rate of property crime in Leonia has decreased by 30%. The total crime rate in Leonia has decreased by 29% year to year.

      Leonia police department

      ItemLeoniaNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1914,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.73.3
      There are a total of 19 Leonia police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.8% less than the New Jersey average and 35.4% less 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Harrington Park, NJ4,7900105105
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85411103114
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Bellerose, NY1,31850193243
      Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27850193243
      Kensington, NY1,17650193243
      Leonia, NJ9,13733561594

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milford, NH9,13668484552
      Oakville, CT9,1332021,5661,768
      Bloomingdale, TN9,1446893,0723,761
      San Elizario, TX9,14499372471
      Shawano, WI9,1303803,3573,738
      Leonia, NJ9,13733561594
      Source: The Leonia, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.