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

Crime rate in Clifton, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Clifton, NJ is 105 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 40.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Clifton crime rate fell by 21% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Clifton has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Clifton, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clifton:

105.2
Passaic:

239.0
Garfield:

161.8
Wallington:

54.8
West Paterson:

164.5
Elmwood Park:

116.5
Paterson:

344.0
Nutley:

57.8
Rutherford:

66.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clifton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(11.2)
2
(2.5)
5
(6.3)
9
(11.5)
10
(12.8)
10
(11.8)
13
(15.4)
12
(14.1)
6
(7.0)
8
(9.3)
7
(8.1)
8
(9.3)
3
(3.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
85
(106.1)
78
(97.5)
108
(136.3)
84
(107.4)
101
(129.3)
101
(119.6)
80
(94.5)
57
(67.0)
71
(82.7)
75
(87.0)
83
(96.1)
73
(84.4)
43
(50.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
73
(91.1)
98
(122.5)
108
(136.3)
101
(129.2)
86
(110.1)
102
(120.8)
91
(107.5)
106
(124.7)
108
(125.8)
116
(134.5)
112
(129.7)
103
(119.1)
50
(58.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
305
(380.7)
361
(451.3)
389
(490.8)
297
(379.9)
294
(376.3)
311
(368.4)
358
(422.7)
358
(421.1)
228
(265.7)
260
(301.5)
202
(234.0)
191
(220.9)
162
(189.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,285
(1,604)
1,259
(1,574)
1,319
(1,664)
1,446
(1,850)
1,219
(1,560)
1,131
(1,340)
1,080
(1,275)
1,060
(1,247)
1,092
(1,272)
1,111
(1,289)
991
(1,148)
1,086
(1,256)
1,096
(1,278)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
299
(373.2)
291
(363.8)
202
(254.9)
194
(248.1)
180
(230.4)
196
(232.2)
141
(166.5)
103
(121.1)
107
(124.7)
114
(132.2)
115
(133.2)
109
(126.1)
96
(112.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(3.7)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.5)
4
(5.1)
8
(10.2)
12
(14.2)
3
(3.5)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.2)
4
(4.6)
1
(1.2)
City-Data.com crime index184.7181.9194.5200.5178.2172.2156.0145.4137.4146.0134.2132.3105.2

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Clifton, New Jersey as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clifton is 3,174 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
Clifton:

60.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Clifton:

111.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Clifton:

121.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clifton:

122.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Clifton:

113.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Clifton:

110.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clifton:

116.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Clifton:

136.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2009
Clifton:

132.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clifton:

142.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Clifton:

142.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clifton:

115.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clifton:

114.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Clifton:

144.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Clifton:

123.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clifton:

126.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Clifton:

118.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Clifton:

125.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Clifton:

124.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Clifton:

144.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Clifton:

135.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Clifton:

164.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Clifton:

173.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Clifton:

175.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Clifton:

187.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Clifton:

205.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Clifton:

219.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clifton:

223.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clifton:

212.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Clifton:

236.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Clifton:

226.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Clifton:

268.3
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: 188 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 185 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 178 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 180 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 174 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 173 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 173 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 170 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 177 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 173 (144 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 188 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 188 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 188 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 183 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 183 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 186 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, 07055, 07110.