Bergenfield, NJ
Crime Rates



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Bergenfield, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bergenfield is 1 in 352. This equates to a crime rate of 2.84 per 1,000 residents, making Bergenfield one of the safest communities in New Jersey to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics. It is for these reasons that Bergenfield is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bergenfield, and we found that the crime rate in Bergenfield is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bergenfield is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bergenfield 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 Bergenfield.

For Bergenfield, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bergenfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Bergenfield compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Bergenfield is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Bergenfield is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Bergenfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Bergenfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

77

78

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.04

2.80

2.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bergenfield 0.04
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Bergenfield

1 in 481

in New Jersey

Bergenfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,479
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bergenfield 2.80
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 357

in Bergenfield

1 in 71

in New Jersey

Bergenfield Property CRIMES

Population: 27,479
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 61 4
Rate per 1,000 0.44 2.22 0.15

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Bergenfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bergenfield 27
New Jersey 59