Woodland Park, NJ
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Woodland 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

Woodland Park has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Woodland Park is 1 in 58. How does Woodland Park fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Woodland Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Woodland Park compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Woodland Park with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Woodland Park's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Woodland 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 Woodland Park.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Woodland Park's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Woodland Park is one in 963.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Woodland Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Woodland Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Woodland Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

204

217

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.04

16.30

17.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woodland Park 1.04
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 963

in Woodland Park

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Woodland Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,518
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 6 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.48 0.48

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
Woodland Park 16.30
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Woodland Park

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Woodland Park Property CRIMES

Population: 12,518
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 164 11
Rate per 1,000 2.32 13.10 0.88

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

Woodland Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woodland Park 70
New Jersey 69

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