Crime rates in Paterson by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
16
(10.6)
15
(9.8)
20
(13.2)
10
(6.6)
20
(13.2)
15
(10.0)
14
(9.5)
17
(11.7)
15
(10.3)
18
(12.3)
17
(11.6)
21
(14.3)
18
(12.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(10.0)
29
(19.0)
35
(23.1)
25
(16.5)
32
(21.2)
37
(24.7)
26
(17.6)
23
(15.8)
28
(19.3)
44
(30.1)
39
(26.6)
22
(15.0)
26
(17.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
673
(447.3)
653
(428.6)
674
(444.6)
624
(411.0)
588
(388.9)
808
(538.8)
695
(469.4)
771
(529.7)
631
(435.3)
769
(525.4)
751
(512.0)
854
(580.4)
848
(584.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
598
(397.4)
468
(307.2)
512
(337.7)
557
(366.8)
804
(531.7)
812
(541.5)
744
(502.5)
645
(443.2)
644
(444.3)
735
(502.2)
683
(465.6)
655
(445.1)
663
(457.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,964
(1,305.3)
1,595
(1,047.0)
1,466
(967.1)
1,291
(850.3)
1,413
(934.5)
1,361
(907.6)
1,460
(986.2)
1,563
(1,073.9)
1,241
(856.2)
1,491
(1,018.7)
1,790
(1,220.3)
1,619
(1,100.3)
1,368
(942.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,059
(2,033.0)
2,645
(1,736.2)
2,439
(1,608.9)
2,236
(1,472.7)
2,107
(1,393.5)
1,994
(1,329.7)
2,004
(1,353.6)
2,020
(1,387.9)
1,966
(1,356.4)
2,329
(1,591.3)
1,888
(1,287.1)
2,114
(1,436.6)
1,984
(1,367.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,679
(1,115.9)
1,437
(943.3)
1,283
(846.3)
1,124
(740.3)
913
(603.8)
1,005
(670.2)
912
(616.0)
977
(671.3)
629
(434.0)
701
(479.0)
1,054
(718.5)
907
(616.4)
749
(516.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(6.6)
19
(12.5)
26
(17.2)
12
(7.9)
13
(8.6)
17
(11.3)
19
(12.8)
18
(12.4)
15
(10.3)
15
(10.2)
5
(3.4)
3
(2.0)
7
(4.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7)533.1467.9470.5423.0460.2506.9471.7494.1427.1506.8512.7514.7494.1

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 273 registered sex offenders living in Paterson, New Jersey as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Paterson to the number of sex offenders is 532 to 1.


See how dangerous Paterson, NJ is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Paterson:

494.1
Clifton:

152.9
Prospect Park:

218.7
Elmwood Park:

120.8
West Paterson:

164.5
Haledon:

190.2
Fair Lawn:

81.3
Totowa:

190.9
Passaic:

286.2
Violent crime rate in 2013
Paterson:

595.0
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Paterson:

587.3
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Paterson:

568.7
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Paterson:

600.3
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Paterson:

506.7
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Paterson:

555.0
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Paterson:

551.7
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Paterson:

617.5
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Paterson:

536.3
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Paterson:

441.9
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Paterson:

465.3
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Paterson:

429.4
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Paterson:

478.9
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Paterson:

353.1
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Paterson:

405.8
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Paterson:

439.5
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Paterson:

375.0
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Paterson:

321.2
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Paterson:

406.4
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Paterson:

377.3
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Paterson:

368.0
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Paterson:

366.6
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Paterson:

374.6
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Paterson:

423.2
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Paterson:

462.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Paterson:

559.7
U.S. Average:

337.2

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

City-data.com crime index per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 466 (365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
New Jersey average:

3.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 453 (371 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 419 (357 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 593 (497 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New Jersey average:

3.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 579 (488 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.37
New Jersey average:

3.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 563 (477 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
New Jersey average:

3.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 578 (494 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
New Jersey average:

3.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 545 (457 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 545 (444 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 489 (399 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 465 (376 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
New Jersey average:

3.74


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Paterson

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Zip codes: 07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524.