Reported Annual Crime In Passaic

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePassaic/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,553n/a (estimate)2,1861,7842,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePassaic/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.43.65.3
Rape10n/a14.116.741.7
Robbery165n/a232.287.798.0
Assault214n/a301.2120.8248.9
Violent crime390n/a (estimate)549229394
Burglary193n/a271.6265.3430.4
Theft842n/a1,185.01,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft128n/a180.1135.1237.4
Property crime1,163n/a (estimate)1,6371,5562,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Passaic, NJ. All reported Passaic, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Passaic, NJ overall crime rate is 22% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 21% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Passaic, NJ, the rate is 140% higher than compared to the New Jersey average, and 39% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Passaic, NJ comes in at 5% higher than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 31% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Passaic is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.99 daily crimes that occur in Passaic.
  • Passaic is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Passaic you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Passaic has increased by 10%.

Compare Passaic, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Passaic (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Passaic, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Passaic, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.26 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Passaic, NJ is 2.40 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.39 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Passaic, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.44 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Passaic (higher is better)

How safe is Passaic, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Passaic, NJ is safer than 9% of the cities in New Jersey and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Passaic, NJ. Overall, Passaic, NJ is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Passaic

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Passaic is 1 in 183
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Passaic is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Passaic is 1 in 46
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Passaic, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Passaic, NJ, you have a 1 in 183 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 62. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Passaic, NJ is 1 in 46.

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

Determining whether Passaic, NJ is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Passaic, NJ has increased by 21% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Passaic, NJ has increased by 10% in the same time frame.

Passaic police department

ItemPassaicNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)17614,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 176 Passaic police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.7% less than the New Jersey average and 22.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Haworth, NJ3,4460172172
Harrington Park, NJ4,79021165186
Park Ridge, NJ8,85411201212
Old Tappan, NJ5,9420231231
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30124215239
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Northvale, NJ4,8010260260
Passaic, NJ70,5365491,6372,186

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lauderhill, FL70,4529173,8304,747
Franklin, TN70,6251901,3611,551
Redlands, CA70,4423013,6663,968
Framingham, MA70,7433261,0371,362
Ellicott City, MD70,7802561,1361,391
Passaic, NJ70,5365491,6372,186
Source: The Passaic, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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