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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 25%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsLower Vailsburg/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,3602,191 (estimate)2,2601,5432,489
Murder57n/a20.32.95.0
Rape120n/a42.617.242.6
Robbery636n/a226.064.581.6
Assault929n/a330.1122.2250.2
Violent crime1,742600 (estimate)619207379
Burglary721n/a256.2184.6340.5
Theft2,356n/a837.21,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1,541n/a547.6116.4219.9
Property crime4,6181,591 (estimate)1,6411,3362,110

Key findings

  • Lower Vailsburg crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lower Vailsburg are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Lower Vailsburg you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lower Vailsburg is safer than 76% of the cities in New Jersey
  • Year over year crime in Newark has decreased by 18%

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

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      Daily Crime In Lower Vailsburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lower Vailsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lower Vailsburg is 1 in 167
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lower Vailsburg is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lower Vailsburg is 1 in 46

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

      Newark police department

      ItemLower VailsburgNewarkNew Jersey
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,32214,540
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.75.7

      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
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Oradell, NJ8,16024257281
      Demarest, NJ5,00741244285
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Dumont, NJ17,78834306340
      Cresskill, NJ8,74523320342
      Fanwood, NJ7,53026324350
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Toledo, OH280,8549523,4624,415
      Plano, TX279,0881481,6831,831
      Greensboro, NC282,1778193,6894,508
      Henderson, NV277,8721711,7481,919
      Lincoln, NE273,0183832,7513,134
      Newark, NJ280,1396191,6412,260
      Source: The Lower Vailsburg, Newark, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.