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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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

North Bergen is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (77%) and also has a lower crime rate than 67% 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 164 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 43.

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.

For North Bergen, 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 North Bergen than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1117, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 192.

North Bergen Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

North Bergen Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

330

387

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

5.22

6.11

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.89
1.87
National Median: 4
    North Bergen
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,117

in North Bergen

1 in 535

in New Jersey

North Bergen VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 63,361
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
5.22
11.07
National Median: 19
    North Bergen
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 192

in North Bergen

1 in 90

in New Jersey

North Bergen Property CRIMES

Population: 63,361
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

North Bergen Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
77
49
National Median: 26.9
    North Bergen
    New Jersey