Fair Lawn, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
256
Total Crimes
777.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-66.84%
Below National Average
218 out of 488
In New Jersey
2,524 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Fair Lawn, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fair Lawn is 777.9 per 100,000 people. That's -66.84% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -42.53% lower 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.

For more reading on life in Fair Lawn, check out:

Fair Lawn SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

How Does Fair Lawn Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fair Lawn
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 256 777.9 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 7 21.3 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 3 9.1 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 12 36.5 195.4 387.8
Burglary 15 45.6 146.2 314.2
Larceny 218 662.4 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 11 33.4 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 244 741.4 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Fair Lawn

12
Violent Crimes
36.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-90.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,742.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fair Lawn each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fair Lawn is 36.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -90.60% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -81.34% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fair Lawn

244
Property Crimes
741.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-62.14%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 134.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fair Lawn each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fair Lawn is 741.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -62.14% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -35.99% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Fair Lawn 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 Fair Lawn

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
Garfield, NJ 31,908 392 1,228.5 1,118.8 109.7
Paramus, NJ 26,222 478 1,822.9 1,735.2 87.7
Ridgewood, NJ 25,036 141 563.2 531.2 32.0
Elmwood Park, NJ 19,994 278 1,390.4 1,295.4 95.0
Hawthorne, NJ 18,728 164 875.7 870.4 5.3
Glen Rock, NJ 11,705 49 418.6 410.1 8.5
Maywood, NJ 9,610 70 728.4 707.6 20.8
Haledon, NJ 8,280 126 1,521.7 1,376.8 144.9
Prospect Park, NJ 5,834 104 1,782.7 1,679.8 102.8
Enjoy The Snack?