Caldwell, NJ
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Caldwell, NJ crime analytics


Caldwell is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (88%) and also has a lower crime rate than 82% 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 Caldwell is one in 173 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.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Caldwell, and we found that the crime rate in Caldwell is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Caldwell 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 Caldwell 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 Caldwell.

For Caldwell, 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 Caldwell than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1590, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Caldwell 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 Caldwell than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 194.

Caldwell Crime Data

 
Crime Index

88

(100 is safest)


Safer than 88% of U.S. Cities

Caldwell Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

41

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

5.16

5.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Caldwell 0.63
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,590

in Caldwell

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Caldwell VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,948
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.13 0.50
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
Caldwell 5.16
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 194

in Caldwell

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Caldwell Property CRIMES
Population: 7,948
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 30 1
Rate per 1,000 1.26 3.77 0.13
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

Caldwell Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Caldwell 39
New Jersey 69