Reported Annual Crime In River Edge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Edge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)5531,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiver Edge/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery2n/a17.087.798.0
Assault0n/a0.0120.8248.9
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)17229383
Burglary13n/a110.7265.3430.4
Theft49n/a417.21,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a8.5135.1237.4
Property crime63n/a (estimate)5361,5562,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in River Edge, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in River Edge, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in River Edge, NJ is 69% lower than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 80% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, River Edge, NJ has 93% lower than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 96% lower than the national average. In property crime, River Edge, NJ is 66% lower than the average of New Jersey and is 77% lower than the national average.

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The River Edge crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in River Edge as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The River Edge crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in River Edge is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.52 daily crimes that occur in River Edge.
  • River Edge is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States.
  • In River Edge you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in River Edge has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In River Edge (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in River Edge, 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 River Edge, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 3.22 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.96 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in River Edge, NJ is 13.44 times less than the New Jersey average and 22.48 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, River Edge, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 2.90 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.40 times less than the national average.

How Safe is River Edge (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of River Edge, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that River Edge, NJ ranks safer than 80% of every city located within New Jersey along with 92% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than River Edge, NJ. As a result, River Edge, NJ is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in River Edge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in River Edge is 1 in 5872
The chance of being a victim of property crime in River Edge is 1 in 187
The chance of being a victim of crime in River Edge is 1 in 181
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in River Edge, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in River Edge, NJ, then there is a 1 in 5872 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 187. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 181 risk that you will become a victim of crime in River Edge, NJ.

Year Over Year Crime In River Edge (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in River Edge, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in River Edge, NJ has decreased by 35%, the amount of property crime in River Edge, NJ has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in River Edge, NJ has decreased by 8% year to year.

River Edge police department

ItemRiver EdgeNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.73.3
There are a total of 27 River Edge police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% less than the New Jersey average and 27.6% 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.

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Old Tappan, NJ5,9420231231
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30124215239
North Caldwell, NJ6,51929221251
Northvale, NJ4,8010260260
River Edge, NJ11,58617536553

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Source: The River Edge, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.