Palisades Park, NJ
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Palisades Park, 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

Palisades Park is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (89%) and also has a lower crime rate than 85% 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 Palisades Park is one in 182 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 Palisades Park, and we found that the crime rate in Palisades Park is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Palisades Park 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 Palisades Park 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 Palisades Park.

For Palisades Park, 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 Palisades Park than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 988, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Palisades Park compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Palisades Park is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Palisades Park is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Palisades Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

89

(100 is safest)


Safer than 89% of U.S. Cities

Palisades Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

93

114

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.01

4.48

5.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palisades Park 1.01
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 988

in Palisades Park

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Palisades Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,743
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.24 0.72

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
Palisades Park 4.48
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 223

in Palisades Park

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Palisades Park Property CRIMES

Population: 20,743
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 58 3
Rate per 1,000 1.54 2.80 0.14

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

Palisades Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palisades Park 89
New Jersey 69