North Bergen, NJ
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North Bergen, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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, North Bergen is safer than 67% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 41% of the communities have a lower crime rate than North Bergen. If you live in North Bergen, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 116. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that North Bergen's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in North Bergen is one in 628.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in North Bergen 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 North Bergen than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 142.

North Bergen Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

North Bergen Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

98

435

533

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.59

7.07

8.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Bergen 1.59
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 628

in North Bergen

1 in 481

in New Jersey

North Bergen VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,564
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Bergen 7.07
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 142

in North Bergen

1 in 71

in New Jersey

North Bergen Property CRIMES

Population: 61,564
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

North Bergen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Bergen 104
New Jersey 59