Park Ridge, NJ
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Park Ridge, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Park Ridge. With an annual crime rate of only 2 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 469. These crime statistics put Park Ridge in the elite group of the safest communities in both New Jersey and in the nation as a whole.

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

For Park Ridge, 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 Park Ridge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 8919, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Park Ridge compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Park Ridge is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Park Ridge is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Park Ridge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

Park Ridge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

18

19

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.11

2.02

2.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Park Ridge 0.11
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 8,919

in Park Ridge

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Park Ridge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,919
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11

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
Park Ridge 2.02
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 496

in Park Ridge

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Park Ridge Property CRIMES

Population: 8,919
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 10 0
Rate per 1,000 0.90 1.12 0.00

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

Park Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Park Ridge 7
New Jersey 69