Fords, NJ
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Fords has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fords is 1 in 58. How does Fords fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Fords's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Fords has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fords is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Fords'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 Fords is one in 732.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fords; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fords Crime Data

 
Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Fords Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

243

264

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.37

15.80

17.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fords 1.37
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 732

in Fords

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Fords VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,376
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
Fords 15.80
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Fords

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Fords Property CRIMES
Population: 15,376
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

Fords Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fords 100
New Jersey 69