Reported Annual Crime In New Providence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Providence/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime58n/a (estimate)4491,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Providence/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery0n/a0.087.798.0
Assault0n/a0.0120.8248.9
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0229383
Burglary4n/a31.0265.3430.4
Theft53n/a410.71,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a7.7135.1237.4
Property crime58n/a (estimate)4491,5562,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in New Providence, 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 75% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 84% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, New Providence, NJ shows a crime rate that is 100% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 100% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, New Providence, NJ is shown to be 71% lower than the New Jersey average and 81% lower than the national average.
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The New Providence crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in New Providence 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 New Providence crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Providence is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.23 daily crimes that occur in New Providence.
  • New Providence is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Providence you have a 1 in 223 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Providence has not changed.

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Daily Crime In New Providence (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in New Providence, NJ per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national scale. In New Providence, NJ the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.97 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.11 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in New Providence, NJ is equal to the New Jersey average and equal to the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, New Providence, NJ has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.46 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.26 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is New Providence (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the New Providence, NJ area in comparison to other New Jersey communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show New Providence, NJ being safer than 93% of cities in New Jersey and 95% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Jersey cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to New Providence, NJ. In conclusion, New Providence, NJ now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Providence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Providence is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Providence is 1 in 223
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Providence is 1 in 223
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in New Providence, 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 New Providence, NJ, you have a 0 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 223. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in New Providence, NJ is 1 in 223.

Year Over Year Crime In New Providence (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether New Providence, 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 New Providence, NJ has not changed, while the property crime rate in New Providence, NJ has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in New Providence, NJ has not changed year over year.

New Providence police department

ItemNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.35.73.3
There are a total of 28 New Providence police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.7% less than the New Jersey average and 30% 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
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Peapack and Gladstone, NJ2,58836244280
Mendham, NJ5,01220340360
Middlebush, NJ2,57451347398
Madison, NJ16,09025408433
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
Weston, NJ2,14765440505
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449

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Ottawa, KS12,4334953,3583,853
Powell, OH12,43646791837
Winnetka, IL12,437561,1571,213
Wilmington, OH12,4411855,1955,380
Elk City, OK12,426752,1902,264
New Providence, NJ12,4340449449
Source: The New Providence, 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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