Cliffside Park, NJ
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Cliffside Park, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Cliffside Park is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 74% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cliffside Park is one in 109. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Cliffside Park‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 65% of the state's cities and towns. 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