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Crime rate in Bergenfield, New Jersey (NJ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bergenfield, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bergenfield, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Bergenfield, NJ is 14 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 19.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 5.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bergenfield crime rate fell by 46% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bergenfield has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bergenfield, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bergenfield:

13.9
New Milford:

24.5
Dumont:

18.7
Tenafly:

19.9
River Edge:

24.3
Cresskill:

32.2
Teaneck:

88.3
Englewood:

123.9
Haworth:

14.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bergenfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
3
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(45.7)
5
(19.2)
11
(42.2)
14
(54.5)
6
(23.5)
9
(35.0)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.1)
6
(22.1)
4
(14.6)
2
(7.3)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(30.5)
17
(65.2)
18
(69.0)
9
(35.1)
14
(54.8)
20
(77.9)
14
(52.1)
16
(59.1)
10
(36.9)
6
(22.0)
4
(14.5)
5
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(83.8)
50
(191.7)
39
(149.6)
38
(148.1)
51
(199.7)
29
(112.9)
34
(126.6)
18
(66.5)
16
(59.0)
12
(43.9)
10
(36.4)
16
(57.9)
22
(78.9)
12
(43.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
153
(582.5)
168
(644.3)
154
(590.5)
168
(654.6)
110
(430.7)
76
(296.0)
120
(446.9)
125
(461.7)
87
(320.7)
103
(376.9)
110
(400.1)
79
(285.8)
78
(279.7)
60
(216.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(64.7)
21
(80.5)
10
(38.3)
11
(42.9)
6
(23.5)
2
(7.8)
5
(18.6)
5
(18.5)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
3
(10.9)
4
(14.5)
3
(10.8)
4
(14.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.8)
3
(11.5)
2
(7.7)
14
(54.5)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.7)
5
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index54.164.466.772.751.149.646.839.731.630.227.429.725.813.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Bergenfield, New Jersey as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bergenfield is 3,968 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bergenfield:

1.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bergenfield:

9.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bergenfield:

19.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bergenfield:

14.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bergenfield:

22.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bergenfield:

29.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bergenfield:

35.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bergenfield:

37.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bergenfield:

60.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bergenfield:

39.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bergenfield:

56.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bergenfield:

59.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bergenfield:

42.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bergenfield:

38.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bergenfield:

47.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bergenfield:

49.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bergenfield:

53.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bergenfield:

21.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bergenfield:

31.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bergenfield:

28.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bergenfield:

28.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bergenfield:

28.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bergenfield:

28.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bergenfield:

39.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bergenfield:

50.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bergenfield:

38.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bergenfield:

65.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bergenfield:

68.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bergenfield:

65.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bergenfield:

82.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bergenfield:

55.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bergenfield:

75.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bergenfield:

85.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bergenfield:

85.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 54 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 52 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 48 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 55 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 49 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 52 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 52 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 51 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 51 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 55 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 51 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 53 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 52 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bergenfield, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 07621, 07670.