Franklin Lakes, NJ
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Franklin Lakes, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Franklin Lakes. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 191. These crime statistics put Franklin Lakes in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 87% of the cities and towns in New Jersey.

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

For Franklin Lakes, 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 Franklin Lakes than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, 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 Franklin Lakes 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 Franklin Lakes than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 195.

Franklin Lakes Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Lakes Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

56

57

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.09

5.14

5.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Franklin Lakes 0.09
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Franklin Lakes

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Franklin Lakes VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,899
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09

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
Franklin Lakes 5.14
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 195

in Franklin Lakes

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Franklin Lakes Property CRIMES

Population: 10,899
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 45 3
Rate per 1,000 0.73 4.13 0.28

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

Franklin Lakes Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Franklin Lakes 6
New Jersey 69