Fort Lee, NJ
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Fort Lee, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Fort Lee is safer than 77% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Fort Lee. If you live in Fort Lee, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 125. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee, and we found that the crime rate in Fort Lee is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee.

For Fort Lee, 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 Fort Lee than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 989, 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 Fort Lee 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 Fort Lee than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 143.

Fort Lee Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Fort Lee Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

263

301

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.01

7.00

8.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Lee 1.01
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 989

in Fort Lee

1 in 408

in New Jersey

Fort Lee VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,577
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 7 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.19 0.69

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Lee 7.00
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 143

in Fort Lee

1 in 65

in New Jersey

Fort Lee Property CRIMES

Population: 37,577
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 203 10
Rate per 1,000 1.33 5.40 0.27

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Fort Lee Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Lee 104
New Jersey 65