New Providence, NJ
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New Providence, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in New Providence is 1 in 215. This equates to a crime rate of 4.65 per 1,000 residents, making New Providence one of the safest communities in New Jersey to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

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

For New Providence, 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 New Providence 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.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in New Providence compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in New Providence is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, New Providence is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

New Providence Crime Data

 

Crime Index

92

(100 is safest)


Safer than 92% of U.S. Cities

New Providence Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

57

58

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.08

4.57

4.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Providence 0.08
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in New Providence

1 in 392

in New Jersey

New Providence VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,469
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.08

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
New Providence 4.57
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 219

in New Providence

1 in 61

in New Jersey

New Providence Property CRIMES

Population: 12,469
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 46 3
Rate per 1,000 0.64 3.69 0.24

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

New Providence Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Providence 16
New Jersey 69

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