Bernardsville, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
45
Total Crimes
586.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-76.31%
Below National Average
130 out of 489
In New Jersey
1,795 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Bernardsville, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bernardsville is 586.7 per 100,000 people. That's -76.31% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -61.97% lower than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,542.5 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Bernardsville SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
5

How Does Bernardsville Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Bernardsville
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 45 586.7 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 26.1 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 2 26.1 206.9 366.7
Burglary 3 39.1 184.6 340.5
Larceny 34 443.3 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 6 78.2 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 43 560.6 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Bernardsville

2.0
Violent Crimes
26.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-92.89%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,835.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bernardsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bernardsville is 26.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -92.89% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -87.40% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bernardsville

43.0
Property Crimes
560.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-73.43%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 178.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bernardsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bernardsville is 560.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.43% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -58.03% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Bernardsville Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Jersey.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Bernardsville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Morristown, TN 30,044 1,678 5,585.1 4,736.4 848.8
Westfield, NJ 29,688 145 488.4 474.9 13.5
Madison, NJ 16,533 71 429.4 423.4 6.0
Florham Park, NJ 11,522 112 972.1 963.4 8.7
Boonton, NJ 8,157 93 1,140.1 1,005.3 134.9
Wharton, NJ 6,417 67 1,044.1 888.3 155.8
Mendham, NJ 4,876 20 410.2 410.2 0.0
Chester, NJ 1,635 13 795.1 795.1 0.0
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