Elmwood Park, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
278
Total Crimes
1,390.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.73%
Below National Average
343 out of 488
In New Jersey
4,295 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Elmwood Park, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Elmwood Park is 1,390.4 per 100,000 people. That's -40.73% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 2.72% higher than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,353.6 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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Elmwood Park SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

How Does Elmwood Park Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Elmwood Park
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 278 1,390.4 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 10 50.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 45.0 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 19 95.0 195.4 387.8
Burglary 22 110.0 146.2 314.2
Larceny 211 1,055.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 26 130.0 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 259 1,295.4 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Elmwood Park

19
Violent Crimes
95.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-75.50%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,052.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Elmwood Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Elmwood Park is 95.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -75.50% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -51.36% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Elmwood Park

259
Property Crimes
1,295.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 77.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Elmwood Park each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Elmwood Park is 1,295.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.85% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 11.85% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Elmwood Park 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 Elmwood Park

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Paterson, NJ 144,947 3,593 2,478.8 1,490.2 988.6
Clifton, NJ 85,058 1,416 1,664.7 1,568.3 96.4
Passaic, NJ 69,610 1,307 1,877.6 1,476.8 400.8
Fair Lawn, NJ 32,910 256 777.9 741.4 36.5
Garfield, NJ 31,908 392 1,228.5 1,118.8 109.7
Lodi, NJ 24,343 205 842.1 751.8 90.4
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 11,988 29 241.9 241.9 0.0
Glen Rock, NJ 11,705 49 418.6 410.1 8.5
Wallington, NJ 11,499 144 1,252.3 1,156.6 95.7
Maywood, NJ 9,610 70 728.4 707.6 20.8
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