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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 91%
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 peopleNorthvale/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)1821,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0122.2250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0207379
Burglary0n/a0.0184.6340.5
Theft8n/a162.01,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a20.3116.4219.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)1821,3362,110

Key findings

  • Northvale crime rates are 93% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northvale are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Northvale you have a 1 in 549 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northvale is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Northvale has increased by 29%

Northvale crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Northvale (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Northvale for every 100,000 residents. The Northvale total amount of daily crime is 8.46 times less than the New Jersey average and 13.66 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Northvale, is equal to the New Jersey average, and it is equal to the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Northvale has a daily crime average that is 7.33 times less than the New Jersey average and 11.57 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Northvale (higher is better)

      How safe is Northvale, New Jersey compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Northvale is safer than 98% of the cities in New Jersey and 96% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Northvale. Overall, Northvale is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northvale

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northvale is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northvale is 1 in 549
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northvale is 1 in 549
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Northvale, New Jersey you have a 0 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 549 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 549 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Northvale.

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

      Determining whether Northvale is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Northvale violent crime rates have decreased by 100%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 80% year over year. Total crimes for Northvale has increased by 29% in the same time frame.

      Northvale police department

      ItemNorthvaleNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.85.73.3
      There are a total of 13 Northvale police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51% less than the New Jersey average and 14.8% 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
      Rye, NY15,949695102
      Harrington Park, NJ4,7900105105
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85411103114
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Great Neck Gardens, NY1,27850193243
      Plandome, NY1,22850193243
      Chappaqua, NY1,32850193243
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Silver Hill, MD4,8023781,6262,004
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,8023211,8222,143
      Exton, PA4,79979364444
      West Bay Shore, NY4,803131502633
      Lincoln Village, CA4,8043922,0722,464
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182
      Source: The Northvale, 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.