Cranford, NJ
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Cranford is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 82% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cranford is one in 138. Compared to communities within New Jersey, Cranford‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 75% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Cranford, 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 Cranford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3449, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Cranford 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 Cranford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 144.

Cranford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Cranford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

168

175

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.29

6.96

7.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cranford 0.29
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,449

in Cranford

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Cranford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,143
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
Cranford 6.96
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 144

in Cranford

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Cranford Property CRIMES
Population: 24,143
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

Cranford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cranford 36
New Jersey 69