Lyndhurst, NJ
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Lyndhurst has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Lyndhurst is 1 in 77. How does Lyndhurst fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Lyndhurst's crime rate is lower than approximately 48% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Lyndhurst has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Lyndhurst 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 Lyndhurst 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 Lyndhurst.

For Lyndhurst, 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 Lyndhurst than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1393, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lyndhurst; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lyndhurst Crime Data

 
Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Lyndhurst Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

16

274

290

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.72

12.29

13.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lyndhurst 0.72
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,393

in Lyndhurst

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Lyndhurst VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 22,286
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
Lyndhurst 12.29
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Lyndhurst

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Lyndhurst Property CRIMES
Population: 22,286
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

Lyndhurst Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lyndhurst 64
New Jersey 69