North Bergen, NJ
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North Bergen, 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

North Bergen is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (60%) and also has a lower crime rate than 53% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in North Bergen is one in 81 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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