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Crime rate in Clark, 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 Clark, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Clark, NJ

The 2019 crime rate in Clark, NJ is 94 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 38.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 Clark crime rate rose by 43% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Clark has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Clark, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clark:

93.7
Rahway:

59.8
Garwood:

40.1
Cranford:

41.0
Westfield:

26.0
Linden:

241.3
Roselle:

154.4
Scotch Plains:

51.5
Roselle Park:

56.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clark by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
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)
4
(25.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
4
(24.9)
2
(12.4)
3
(18.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(68.3)
5
(34.3)
6
(41.9)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.3)
3
(20.1)
3
(20.0)
4
(26.1)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.2)
1
(6.2)
2
(12.4)
7
(43.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(102.4)
17
(116.6)
22
(153.6)
11
(76.8)
20
(137.9)
16
(108.1)
15
(100.6)
9
(59.9)
1
(6.5)
12
(76.9)
2
(12.8)
7
(43.5)
7
(43.5)
13
(81.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
168
(1,147)
195
(1,337)
117
(816.7)
117
(816.5)
177
(1,220)
174
(1,175)
132
(885.1)
138
(918.7)
125
(816.6)
140
(897.1)
169
(1,083)
192
(1,194)
213
(1,325)
207
(1,292)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(136.6)
5
(34.3)
9
(62.8)
4
(27.9)
9
(62.0)
6
(40.5)
6
(40.2)
3
(20.0)
5
(32.7)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.4)
14
(87.0)
7
(43.5)
4
(25.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.2)
City-Data.com crime index79.780.856.843.166.963.965.161.841.043.153.066.565.793.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 2 registered sex offenders living in Clark, New Jersey as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clark is 7,251 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Clark:

56.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Clark:

12.4
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Clark:

15.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Clark:

12.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clark:

3.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Clark:

13.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Clark:

26.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clark:

26.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Clark:

13.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Clark:

6.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clark:

7.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clark:

20.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clark:

30.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clark:

37.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clark:

10.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clark:

13.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Clark:

32.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clark:

32.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Clark:

84.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Clark:

81.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Clark:

81.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Clark:

62.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Clark:

61.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Clark:

47.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Clark:

60.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clark:

70.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Clark:

86.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Clark:

97.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Clark:

60.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clark:

81.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clark:

95.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clark:

98.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clark:

96.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clark:

77.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Clark:

98.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Clark:

94.7
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 2019, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
New Jersey average:

4.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 50 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 48 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 51 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 52 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 51 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 50 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 07066.