Reported Annual Crime In Wanaque

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWanaque/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)7541,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWanaque/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault7n/a58.6124.2248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)59245386
Burglary7n/a58.6282.7468.9
Theft73n/a611.51,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a25.1126.6236.9
Property crime83n/a (estimate)6951,5452,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Wanaque, NJ is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 58% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Jersey. It is also 73% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Wanaque, NJ shows a crime rate that is 76% lower than the New Jersey average. The crime rate is also 85% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Wanaque, NJ is shown to be 55% lower than the New Jersey average and 72% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wanaque is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.07 daily crimes that occur in Wanaque.
  • Wanaque is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wanaque you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wanaque has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Wanaque (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Wanaque, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Wanaque, NJ are 2.37 times less than the New Jersey average and 3.76 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Wanaque, NJ are 4.18 times less than than New Jersey and 6.59 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Wanaque, NJ are 2.22 times less than than New Jersey and 3.52 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Wanaque (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wanaque, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Wanaque, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Wanaque, NJ is 70% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 86% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Wanaque, NJ has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wanaque, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wanaque

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wanaque is 1 in 1706
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wanaque is 1 in 144
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wanaque is 1 in 133
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wanaque, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wanaque, NJ you have a 1 in 1706 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 144 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wanaque, NJ.

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

Determining whether Wanaque, 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. Wanaque, NJ has decreased by 14% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Wanaque, NJ has increased by 7% in the same time frame.

Wanaque police department

ItemWanaqueNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2514,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.25.73.3
There are a total of 25 Wanaque police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.5% less than the New Jersey average and 31.3% 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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New Milford, NJ16,68212244256
Park Ridge, NJ8,85445213258
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ4,1390336336
Hillsdale, NJ10,45428331360
Oradell, NJ8,1600377377
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,84451354405
Montvale, NJ8,28512399411
Wanaque, NJ11,63659695754

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Source: The Wanaque, 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.