Passaic, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,584
Total Crimes
2,274.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-8.16%
Below National Average
419 out of 489
In New Jersey
6,712 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Passaic, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Passaic is 2,274.6 per 100,000 people. That's -8.16% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 47.46% 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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Passaic SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
2
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Passaic
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,584 2,274.6 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.4 2.9 5.0
Robbery 166 238.4 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 196 281.5 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 369 529.9 206.9 366.7
Burglary 133 191.0 184.6 340.5
Larceny 923 1,325.4 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 159 228.3 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 1,215 1,744.7 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Passaic

369.0
Violent Crimes
529.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
44.50%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 188.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Passaic each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Passaic is 529.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 44.50% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 156.13% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Passaic

1,215.0
Property Crimes
1,744.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-17.31%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 57.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Passaic each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Passaic is 1,744.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -17.31% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 30.62% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Passaic 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 Passaic

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Clifton, NJ 85,021 1,367 1,607.8 1,496.1 111.7
Garfield, NJ 31,888 671 2,104.2 1,944.3 159.9
Lodi, NJ 24,488 308 1,257.8 1,114.8 142.9
Elmwood Park, NJ 20,104 299 1,487.3 1,362.9 124.4
Rutherford, NJ 18,423 193 1,047.6 982.5 65.1
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 12,049 66 547.8 522.9 24.9
Wallington, NJ 11,568 152 1,314.0 1,236.2 77.8
Wood-Ridge, NJ 9,328 46 493.1 482.4 10.7
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