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

Crime rate in Passaic, NJ

The 2019 crime rate in Passaic, NJ is 222 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.8% U.S. cities. The 2019 Passaic crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Passaic has seen rise of violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Passaic, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Passaic:

222.2
Wallington:

72.8
Clifton:

97.4
Garfield:

146.6
Rutherford:

66.7
Wood-Ridge:

22.2
East Rutherford:

69.5
Lodi:

91.2
Hasbrouck Heights:

26.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Passaic by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(7.3)
3
(4.4)
5
(7.5)
3
(4.5)
6
(8.9)
2
(2.9)
6
(8.5)
2
(2.8)
2
(2.8)
3
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(4.4)
3
(4.4)
3
(4.5)
2
(3.0)
6
(8.9)
6
(8.6)
2
(2.8)
1
(1.4)
5
(7.0)
3
(4.2)
5
(7.0)
10
(14.1)
7
(9.9)
6
(8.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
273
(399.2)
313
(462.5)
323
(484.1)
246
(368.4)
278
(412.7)
241
(344.2)
232
(330.3)
240
(340.7)
223
(313.1)
161
(224.2)
178
(250.8)
165
(232.2)
167
(237.1)
166
(238.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
365
(533.7)
376
(555.6)
343
(514.1)
265
(396.9)
345
(512.2)
341
(487.1)
273
(388.7)
269
(381.9)
234
(328.5)
160
(222.8)
215
(302.9)
214
(301.2)
231
(328.0)
196
(281.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
394
(576.1)
395
(583.7)
318
(476.6)
306
(458.3)
390
(579.0)
320
(457.1)
439
(625.0)
279
(396.1)
229
(321.5)
193
(268.8)
198
(279.0)
193
(271.6)
170
(241.4)
133
(191.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
919
(1,344)
952
(1,407)
923
(1,383)
1,124
(1,683)
1,097
(1,629)
1,046
(1,494)
863
(1,229)
726
(1,031)
747
(1,049)
762
(1,061)
754
(1,062)
842
(1,185)
943
(1,339)
923
(1,325)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
364
(532.2)
240
(354.6)
242
(362.7)
150
(224.6)
143
(212.3)
208
(297.1)
157
(223.5)
135
(191.6)
161
(226.0)
145
(201.9)
154
(217.0)
128
(180.1)
185
(262.7)
159
(228.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(11.7)
4
(5.9)
4
(6.0)
2
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.3)
6
(8.5)
2
(2.8)
6
(8.4)
2
(2.8)
3
(4.2)
1
(1.4)
5
(7.1)
2
(2.9)
City-Data.com crime index381.3387.8384.3318.7373.9328.8307.0269.7253.4200.9220.8224.8239.0222.2

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.

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Passaic, New Jersey as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Passaic is 894 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Passaic:

271.4
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Passaic:

295.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Passaic:

283.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Passaic:

283.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Passaic:

236.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Passaic:

333.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Passaic:

368.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Passaic:

379.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Passaic:

429.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Passaic:

489.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Passaic:

394.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Passaic:

518.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Passaic:

522.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Passaic:

485.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Passaic:

510.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Passaic:

479.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Passaic:

534.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Passaic:

597.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Passaic:

138.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Passaic:

154.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Passaic:

140.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Passaic:

141.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Passaic:

137.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Passaic:

150.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Passaic:

159.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Passaic:

220.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Passaic:

210.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Passaic:

229.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Passaic:

209.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Passaic:

218.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Passaic:

240.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Passaic:

262.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Passaic:

237.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Passaic:

296.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Passaic:

286.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Passaic:

346.3
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 2019, including police officers: 194 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
New Jersey average:

4.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 189 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 188 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 180 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 179 (151 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 186 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 179 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 176 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 190 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 193 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 224 (189 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 225 (194 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 225 (189 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 222 (189 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 209 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 198 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 217 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 07055.