Passaic, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,307
Total Crimes
1,877.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.97%
Below National Average
398 out of 488
In New Jersey
5,458 out of 8,904
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 1,877.6 per 100,000 people. That's -19.97% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 38.72% 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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Passaic SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
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 1,307 1,877.6 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 4 5.7 3.7 6.5
Robbery 85 122.1 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 185 265.8 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 279 400.8 195.4 387.8
Burglary 105 150.8 146.2 314.2
Larceny 800 1,149.3 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 123 176.7 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 1,028 1,476.8 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Passaic

279
Violent Crimes
400.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
3.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 249.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Passaic each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Passaic is 400.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 3.35% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 105.16% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Passaic

1,028
Property Crimes
1,476.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-24.58%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 67.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Passaic each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Passaic is 1,476.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.58% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.51% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 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 85,058 1,416 1,664.7 1,568.3 96.4
Garfield, NJ 31,908 392 1,228.5 1,118.8 109.7
Lodi, NJ 24,343 205 842.1 751.8 90.4
Elmwood Park, NJ 19,994 278 1,390.4 1,295.4 95.0
Rutherford, NJ 18,307 187 1,021.5 966.8 54.6
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 11,988 29 241.9 241.9 0.0
Wallington, NJ 11,499 144 1,252.3 1,156.6 95.7
Wood-Ridge, NJ 9,489 50 526.9 505.8 21.1
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