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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 84%
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 peopleNorth Caldwell/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)4061,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape1n/a15.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault4n/a60.2122.2250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)75207379
Burglary10n/a150.5184.6340.5
Theft8n/a120.41,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a60.2116.4219.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)3311,3362,110

Key findings

  • North Caldwell crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Caldwell are 80% lower than the national average
  • In North Caldwell you have a 1 in 247 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Caldwell is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Caldwell has increased by 95%

North Caldwell crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In North Caldwell (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in North Caldwell, NJ per 100,000 people. In North Caldwell, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 3.80 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.13 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in North Caldwell is 2.75 times less than the New Jersey average and 5.04 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, North Caldwell has a daily crime rate that is 4.03 times less than the New Jersey average and 6.37 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is North Caldwell (higher is better)

      Is North Caldwell safe in comparison to other cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in North Caldwell to other cities in the state and across the country, North Caldwell is 71% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 87% safer than other cities in the nation. North Caldwell has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Caldwell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Caldwell is 1 in 1330
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Caldwell is 1 in 303
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Caldwell is 1 in 247
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in North Caldwell, New Jersey? If you reside in North Caldwell, then there is a 1 in 1330 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 303. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 247 risk that you will become a victim of crime in North Caldwell.

      Year Over Year Crime In North Caldwell (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether North Caldwell is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in North Caldwell has not changed, while the property crime rate in North Caldwell has increased by 59% year over year. The number of total crimes in North Caldwell has increased by 95% year over year.

      North Caldwell police department

      ItemNorth CaldwellNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1914,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.15.73.3
      There are a total of 19 North Caldwell police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46% less than the New Jersey average and 6.1% 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
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Kinnelon, NJ10,23910220230
      New Providence, NJ12,4340258258
      Haworth, NJ3,44629234263
      Oradell, NJ8,16024257281
      North Caldwell, NJ6,51975331406

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spring Lake Park, MN6,5192722,7883,060
      Airway Heights, WA6,5232834,2744,557
      Seaside, OR6,5142372,2792,516
      Rossford, OH6,5142291,6051,833
      Strasburg, VA6,5251799871,167
      North Caldwell, NJ6,51975331406
      Source: The North Caldwell, 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.