Rutherford, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
187
Total Crimes
1,021.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.46%
Below National Average
279 out of 488
In New Jersey
3,299 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Rutherford, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rutherford is 1,021.5 per 100,000 people. That's -56.46% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -24.53% lower 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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Rutherford SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Rutherford
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 187 1,021.5 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 1 5.5 3.7 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 5 27.3 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 10 54.6 195.4 387.8
Burglary 18 98.3 146.2 314.2
Larceny 136 742.9 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 23 125.6 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 177 966.8 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Rutherford

10
Violent Crimes
54.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-85.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,830.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Rutherford each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rutherford is 54.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -85.91% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -72.04% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Rutherford

177
Property Crimes
966.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-50.63%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 103.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rutherford each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rutherford is 966.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.63% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -16.52% lower than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Rutherford 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 Rutherford

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Passaic, NJ 69,610 1,307 1,877.6 1,476.8 400.8
Secaucus, NJ 22,535 452 2,005.8 1,783.9 221.9
North Arlington, NJ 15,695 113 720.0 675.4 44.6
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
East Rutherford, NJ 9,767 131 1,341.3 1,249.1 92.1
Wood-Ridge, NJ 9,489 50 526.9 505.8 21.1
Carlstadt, NJ 6,126 84 1,371.2 1,322.2 49.0
Moonachie, NJ 2,700 42 1,555.6 1,333.3 222.2
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