Mahwah, NJ
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Mahwah, 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

Mahwah's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in both New Jersey and the nation. Mahwah's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Mahwah is one in 223.

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

For Mahwah, 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 Mahwah than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4432, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Mahwah compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Mahwah is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Mahwah is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Mahwah Crime Data

 

Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Mahwah Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

113

119

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

4.25

4.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mahwah 0.23
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,432

in Mahwah

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Mahwah VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,590
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
Mahwah 4.25
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 235

in Mahwah

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Mahwah Property CRIMES

Population: 26,590
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

Mahwah Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mahwah 5
New Jersey 69