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

Crime rate in Garfield, NJ

The 2019 crime rate in Garfield, NJ is 147 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 55.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Garfield crime rate fell by 9% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Garfield has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Garfield, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Garfield:

146.6
Lodi:

91.2
Saddle Brook:

66.8
Wallington:

72.8
Elmwood Park:

95.3
Passaic:

222.2
Hasbrouck Heights:

26.6
Rochelle Park:

74.1
Wood-Ridge:

22.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Garfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.4)
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
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.4)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.3)
5
(16.2)
3
(9.7)
5
(15.9)
13
(41.0)
8
(25.1)
5
(15.5)
11
(34.2)
9
(28.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(94.0)
18
(61.0)
16
(55.1)
19
(65.8)
14
(48.2)
28
(91.5)
26
(84.3)
26
(83.8)
28
(89.1)
12
(37.9)
41
(128.5)
16
(49.6)
27
(83.8)
16
(50.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(110.8)
36
(122.0)
30
(103.4)
32
(110.8)
33
(113.5)
52
(170.0)
34
(110.3)
33
(106.3)
32
(101.9)
42
(132.6)
40
(125.4)
38
(117.9)
41
(127.3)
25
(78.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
122
(409.5)
128
(433.7)
113
(389.5)
106
(367.0)
98
(337.1)
138
(451.2)
123
(398.9)
124
(399.5)
108
(343.8)
110
(347.3)
82
(257.1)
71
(220.3)
61
(189.4)
58
(181.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
275
(923.0)
224
(758.9)
284
(978.9)
241
(834.4)
303
(1,042)
328
(1,072)
476
(1,544)
550
(1,772)
502
(1,598)
424
(1,339)
462
(1,449)
462
(1,433)
480
(1,491)
532
(1,668)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(224.9)
50
(169.4)
52
(179.2)
49
(169.7)
43
(147.9)
45
(147.1)
42
(136.2)
26
(83.8)
46
(146.4)
33
(104.2)
36
(112.9)
30
(93.1)
44
(136.6)
30
(94.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
2
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.3)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.3)
City-Data.com crime index136.6129.2118.0124.2123.9150.3160.9159.7159.5156.9168.7131.1161.8146.6

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 18 registered sex offenders living in Garfield, New Jersey as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garfield is 1,764 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Garfield:

98.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Garfield:

139.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Garfield:

99.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Garfield:

152.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Garfield:

126.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Garfield:

111.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Garfield:

104.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Garfield:

113.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Garfield:

134.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Garfield:

91.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Garfield:

98.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Garfield:

79.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Garfield:

105.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Garfield:

105.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Garfield:

127.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Garfield:

122.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Garfield:

92.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Garfield:

65.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Garfield:

133.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Garfield:

132.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Garfield:

129.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Garfield:

140.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Garfield:

152.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Garfield:

170.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Garfield:

181.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Garfield:

177.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Garfield:

165.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Garfield:

141.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Garfield:

140.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Garfield:

153.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Garfield:

150.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Garfield:

161.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Garfield:

193.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Garfield:

183.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Garfield:

184.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Garfield:

161.8
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: 73 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

4.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 69 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 70 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 76 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 70 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 67 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 65 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 68 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 69 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 71 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 72 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 64 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 69 (61 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 64 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 66 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 70 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Garfield, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
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Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 07026.