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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 125%
Property crime 7%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsUpper Vailsburg/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,7433,199 (estimate)2,7431,6132,580
Murder75n/a26.63.25.0
Rape150n/a53.116.042.6
Robbery689n/a244.171.486.2
Assault1,155n/a409.2117.4246.8
Violent crime2,069855 (estimate)733208381
Burglary832n/a294.8215.9376.0
Theft2,827n/a1,001.61,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft2,015n/a713.9123.9228.9
Property crime5,6742,344 (estimate)2,0101,4052,200

Key findings

  • Upper Vailsburg crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Upper Vailsburg are 125% higher than the national average
  • In Upper Vailsburg you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Upper Vailsburg is safer than 65% of the cities in New Jersey
  • Year over year crime in Newark has decreased by 17%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Upper Vailsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Upper Vailsburg is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Upper Vailsburg is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Upper Vailsburg is 1 in 32

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

      Newark police department

      ItemUpper 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
      North Caldwell, NJ6,5190208208
      Tenafly, NJ14,82127251278
      Bergenfield, NJ27,5134275278
      Dumont, NJ17,78828275303
      New Milford, NJ16,68230311341
      Oradell, NJ8,16073303376
      Glen Rock, NJ11,8870410410
      Newark, NJ280,1397332,0102,743

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Toledo, OH280,8548483,7174,565
      Plano, TX279,0881391,7091,848
      Greensboro, NC282,1776073,3523,959
      Henderson, NV277,8721881,9612,150
      Lincoln, NE273,0183622,8783,241
      Newark, NJ280,1397332,0102,743
      Source: The Upper 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.