West Milford, NJ
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West Milford, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in West Milford is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 80% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Milford is one in 128. Compared to communities within New Jersey, West Milford‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 73% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For West Milford, 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 West Milford than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4375, 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 West Milford 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 West Milford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 132.

West Milford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

80

(100 is safest)


Safer than 80% of U.S. Cities

West Milford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

133

137

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

7.60

7.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Milford 0.23
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,375

in West Milford

1 in 392

in New Jersey

West Milford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,498
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
West Milford 7.60
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 132

in West Milford

1 in 61

in New Jersey

West Milford Property CRIMES

Population: 17,498
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

West Milford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Milford 3
New Jersey 69