Cliffside Park, NJ
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Cliffside Park, NJ crime analytics


Cliffside Park is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (74%) and also has a lower crime rate than 65% 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 Cliffside Park is one in 109 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. It is for these reasons that Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park, and we found that the crime rate in Cliffside Park is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Cliffside Park's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Cliffside Park is one in 802.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 126.

Cliffside Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Cliffside Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

198

229

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.25

7.97

9.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cliffside Park 1.25
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 802

in Cliffside Park

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Cliffside Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,857
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 4 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.16 0.80
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
Cliffside Park 7.97
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 126

in Cliffside Park

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Cliffside Park Property CRIMES
Population: 24,857
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 147 9
Rate per 1,000 1.69 5.91 0.36
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

Cliffside Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cliffside Park 238
New Jersey 69