River Edge, NJ
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River Edge, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 6 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in River Edge is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 88% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in River Edge is one in 179. Compared to communities within New Jersey, River Edge‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 84% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For River Edge, 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 River Edge than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2329, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in River Edge 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 River Edge than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 194.

River Edge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

88

(100 is safest)


Safer than 88% of U.S. Cities

River Edge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

60

65

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.43

5.15

5.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
River Edge 0.43
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,329

in River Edge

1 in 408

in New Jersey

River Edge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,647
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
River Edge 5.15
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 194

in River Edge

1 in 65

in New Jersey

River Edge Property CRIMES

Population: 11,647
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 37 0
Rate per 1,000 1.97 3.18 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

River Edge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
River Edge 34
New Jersey 65


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