Belford, NJ
Crime Rates




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Belford, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Belford is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (84%) and also has a lower crime rate than 77% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Belford is one in 146 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Belford has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Belford is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Belford does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Belford.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Belford has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Belford's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Belford is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Belford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 146.

Belford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

84

(100 is safest)


Safer than 84% of U.S. Cities

Belford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

12

12

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

6.84

6.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belford 0.00
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Belford

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Belford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,755
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belford 6.84
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 146

in Belford

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Belford Property CRIMES

Population: 1,755
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Belford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Belford 9
New Jersey 69