Reported Annual Crime In Pompton Lakes

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 peoplePompton Lakes/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime104n/a (estimate)9401,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePompton Lakes/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.071.486.2
Assault15n/a135.6117.4246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)136208381
Burglary24n/a217.0215.9376.0
Theft62n/a560.51,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a27.1123.9228.9
Property crime89n/a (estimate)8051,4052,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Pompton Lakes, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Pompton Lakes, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Pompton Lakes, NJ crime rates are 42% lower than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 64% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pompton Lakes, NJ has a rate that is 35% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 64% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pompton Lakes, NJ is 43% lower than its state's mean, and 63% lower than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pompton Lakes is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.58 daily crimes that occur in Pompton Lakes.
  • Pompton Lakes is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pompton Lakes you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pompton Lakes has increased by 1%.

Compare Pompton Lakes, NJ Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Pompton Lakes (per 100,000 people)

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pompton Lakes, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Pompton Lakes, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 1.72 times less than the state average and 2.74 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pompton Lakes, NJ on a daily bases are 1.53 times less than than New Jersey average and 2.81 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pompton Lakes, NJ are 1.75 times less than the daily state average and 2.73 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Pompton Lakes (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pompton Lakes, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pompton Lakes, NJ has been ranked safer than 52% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Pompton Lakes, NJ is safer than 78% 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 Pompton Lakes, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pompton Lakes, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pompton Lakes

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 738
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pompton Lakes is 1 in 107
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Pompton Lakes, NJ? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Pompton Lakes, NJ, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 738. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 125 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Pompton Lakes, NJ is 1 in 107.

      Year Over Year Crime In Pompton Lakes (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Pompton Lakes, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Pompton Lakes, NJ has increased by 51%, while the property crime rate in Pompton Lakes, NJ has decreased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pompton Lakes, NJ has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Pompton Lakes police department

      ItemPompton LakesNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.73.3
      There are a total of 24 Pompton Lakes police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62% less than the New Jersey average and 33.9% 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
      Park Ridge, NJ8,85434169203
      North Caldwell, NJ6,5190208208
      Montvale, NJ8,2850229229
      Kinnelon, NJ10,23910248258
      Upper Saddle River, NJ8,3010300300
      New Milford, NJ16,68230311341
      Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,8440342342
      Pompton Lakes, NJ11,163136805940

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Seymour, TN11,1645612,5413,102
      Raymondville, TX11,1659672,9023,869
      Branson, MO11,15873310,56211,295
      Westview, FL11,1574722,7953,267
      Westwood, NJ11,17098508606
      Pompton Lakes, NJ11,163136805940
      Source: The Pompton Lakes, 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.