New Providence, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
35
Total Crimes
257.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-89.60%
Below National Average
23 out of 489
In New Jersey
725 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in New Providence, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in New Providence is 257.5 per 100,000 people. That's -89.60% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -83.31% 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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New Providence SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
10
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
3

How Does New Providence Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
New Providence
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 35 257.5 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 0 0.0 206.9 366.7
Burglary 5 36.8 184.6 340.5
Larceny 29 213.4 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 7.4 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 35 257.5 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In New Providence

0.0
Violent Crimes
0.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-100.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in inf chance of being the victim of a violent crime in New Providence each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in New Providence is 0.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -100.00% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -100.00% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In New Providence

35.0
Property Crimes
257.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-87.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 388.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in New Providence each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in New Providence is 257.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -87.80% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -80.72% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

New Providence 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 New Providence

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Westfield, NJ 29,688 145 488.4 474.9 13.5
Summit, NJ 21,980 139 632.4 618.7 13.6
Madison, NJ 16,533 71 429.4 423.4 6.0
Florham Park, NJ 11,522 112 972.1 963.4 8.7
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,162 48 472.3 452.7 19.7
Chatham, NJ 8,696 63 724.5 724.5 0.0
Boonton, NJ 8,157 93 1,140.1 1,005.3 134.9
Fanwood, NJ 7,718 27 349.8 323.9 25.9
Mountainside, NJ 6,888 55 798.5 754.9 43.6
Wharton, NJ 6,417 67 1,044.1 888.3 155.8
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