Riverdale, NJ Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
98
Total Crimes
2,303.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-7.01%
Below National Average
422 out of 489
In New Jersey
6,771 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Riverdale, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Riverdale is 2,303.2 per 100,000 people. That's -7.01% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 49.31% 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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Riverdale SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Riverdale
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 98 2,303.2 1,542.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 47.0 122.2 250.2
Violent Crime 2 47.0 206.9 366.7
Burglary 9 211.5 184.6 340.5
Larceny 83 1,950.6 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 94.0 116.4 219.9
Property Crime 96 2,256.2 1,335.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Riverdale

2.0
Violent Crimes
47.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-87.18%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,127.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Riverdale each year. That compares to a 1 in 483.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Riverdale is 47.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -87.18% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -77.28% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 206.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Riverdale

96.0
Property Crimes
2,256.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
6.93%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Riverdale each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Riverdale is 2,256.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.93% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 68.92% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,335.7 per 100,000 people.

Riverdale 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 Riverdale

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oakland, NJ 12,992 58 446.4 407.9 38.5
Wanaque, NJ 11,772 38 322.8 288.8 34.0
Florham Park, NJ 11,522 112 972.1 963.4 8.7
Franklin Lakes, NJ 11,109 64 576.1 531.1 45.0
Pompton Lakes, NJ 10,953 66 602.6 529.5 73.0
Lincoln Park, NJ 10,162 48 472.3 452.7 19.7
Kinnelon, NJ 9,984 23 230.4 220.4 10.0
North Haledon, NJ 8,379 52 620.6 584.8 35.8
Haledon, NJ 8,277 172 2,078.0 1,703.5 374.5
Bloomingdale, NJ 8,089 37 457.4 395.6 61.8
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