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Total crime 92%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 90%
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 peopleOld Tappan/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)2021,5432,489
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
Burglary2n/a33.6184.6340.5
Theft6n/a100.91,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a67.3116.4219.9
Property crime12n/a (estimate)2021,3362,110

Key findings

  • Old Tappan crime rates are 92% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Old Tappan are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Old Tappan you have a 1 in 496 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Old Tappan is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Old Tappan has decreased by 47%

Old Tappan crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Old Tappan (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Old Tappan, per 100,000 residents. In Old Tappan, the total number of daily crimes is 7.64 times less than the New Jersey average and 12.33 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Old Tappan are equal to the New Jersey average and equal to the national average. For property crime, Old Tappan has a daily crime rate that is 6.62 times less than the New Jersey average and 10.45 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Old Tappan (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Old Tappan, New Jersey compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Old Tappan safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Old Tappan is safer than 98% of New Jersey cities, and 96% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Old Tappan. At this time, Old Tappan sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Old Tappan

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Old Tappan is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Old Tappan is 1 in 496
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Old Tappan is 1 in 496
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Old Tappan, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 0. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 496 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Old Tappan is 1 in 496.

      Year Over Year Crime In Old Tappan (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Old Tappan, New Jersey (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Old Tappan has decreased by 100%, the amount of property crime in Old Tappan has decreased by 45%, and the total amount of crime in Old Tappan has decreased by 47% year over year.

      Old Tappan police department

      ItemOld TappanNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.25.73.3
      There are a total of 13 Old Tappan police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.4% less than the New Jersey average and 31.2% 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
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182
      Plandome, NY1,22850193243
      Tuckahoe CDP, NY1,18850193243
      Chappaqua, NY1,32850193243
      Haworth, NJ3,44629234263
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Caruthersville, MO5,9411,1924,0545,247
      Watchung, NJ5,944175,2865,302
      Piedmont, SC5,9405493,1563,705
      Trenton, MO5,9462421,9732,215
      Steelton, PA5,9386562,2382,894
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Source: The Old Tappan, 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.