North Bergen, NJ
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North Bergen, NJ crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in North Bergen is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 60% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in North Bergen is one in 81. Compared to communities within New Jersey, North Bergen‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 53% of the state's cities and towns.

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 543.

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 96.

North Bergen Crime Data

 
Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

North Bergen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

116

658

774

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.84

10.45

12.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Bergen 1.84
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 543

in North Bergen

1 in 392

in New Jersey
North Bergen VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 62,993
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
North Bergen 10.45
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 96

in North Bergen

1 in 61

in New Jersey
North Bergen Property CRIMES
Population: 62,993
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

North Bergen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Bergen 151
New Jersey 69