Harrison, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
388
Total Crimes
2,111.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.74%
Below National Average
405 out of 489
In New Jersey
6,375 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Harrison, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Harrison is 2,111.7 per 100,000 people. That's -14.74% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 36.90% higher 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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Harrison SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Harrison
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 388 2,111.7 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 14 76.2 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 28 152.4 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 47 255.8 206.9 366.7
Burglary 49 266.7 184.6 340.5
Larceny 262 1,425.9 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 30 163.3 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 341 1,855.9 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Harrison

47.0
Violent Crimes
255.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-30.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 390.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Harrison each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Harrison is 255.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.24% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 23.65% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Harrison

341.0
Property Crimes
1,855.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-12.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Harrison each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Harrison is 1,855.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -12.04% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 38.95% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Harrison 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 Harrison

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Newark, NJ 281,422 6,360 2,260.0 1,641.0 619.0
Elizabeth, NJ 128,753 4,824 3,746.7 3,027.5 719.2
East Orange, NJ 64,200 1,169 1,820.9 1,392.5 428.3
Kearny, NJ 41,314 715 1,730.6 1,599.9 130.7
Westfield, NJ 29,688 145 488.4 474.9 13.5
Secaucus, NJ 21,217 557 2,625.3 2,432.0 193.2
North Arlington, NJ 15,710 177 1,126.7 1,005.7 120.9
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,049 66 547.8 522.9 24.9
Glen Rock, NJ 11,803 60 508.3 508.3 0.0
Florham Park, NJ 11,522 112 972.1 963.4 8.7
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