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Total crime 95%
Violent crime 97%
Property crime 95%
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 peoplePark Ridge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)1141,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.017.242.6
Robbery1n/a11.464.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0122.2250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)11207379
Burglary2n/a22.8184.6340.5
Theft6n/a68.51,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a11.4116.4219.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)1031,3362,110

Key findings

  • Park Ridge crime rates are 95% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Park Ridge are 97% lower than the national average
  • In Park Ridge you have a 1 in 877 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Park Ridge is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Park Ridge has decreased by 44%

Park Ridge crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Park Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Park Ridge, NJ per 100,000 people. In Park Ridge, the total number of daily crimes is 13.51 times less than the New Jersey average and 21.81 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Park Ridge is 18.13 times less than the New Jersey average and 33.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Park Ridge has a daily crime rate that is 13.00 times less than the New Jersey average and 20.54 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Park Ridge (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and all other cities across the US, is Park Ridge safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Park Ridge is safer than 98% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Park Ridge is safer than 96% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Park Ridge. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Park Ridge is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Park Ridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 8762
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 974
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Park Ridge is 1 in 877
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Park Ridge? In Park Ridge, NJ you have a 1 in 8762 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 974 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 877 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Park Ridge.

      Year Over Year Crime In Park Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge has decreased by 68%, the amount of property crime in Park Ridge has decreased by 39%, and the total amount of crime in Park Ridge has decreased by 44% year over year.

      Park Ridge police department

      ItemPark RidgeNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.73.3
      There are a total of 17 Park Ridge police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.6% less than the New Jersey average and 40.2% 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
      Northvale, NJ4,8010182182
      Old Tappan, NJ5,9420202202
      Tuckahoe CDP, NY1,18850193243
      Chappaqua, NY1,32850193243
      Haworth, NJ3,44629234263
      Piermont, NY2,56556215272
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85411103114

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fultondale, AL8,8544943,9304,424
      Glenwood, IL8,8531711,1181,289
      Cypress Gardens, FL8,8553461,9622,307
      Moundsville, WV8,8583481,2381,586
      Kulpsville, PA8,859169774943
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85411103114
      Source: The Park Ridge, 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.