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

Crime rate in Prospect Park, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Prospect Park, NJ is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Prospect Park crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Prospect Park has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Prospect Park, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Prospect Park:

113.5
Haledon:

106.5
Paterson:

344.0
Hawthorne:

47.3
North Haledon:

32.6
Fair Lawn:

64.4
Glen Rock:

17.0
West Paterson:

164.5
Totowa:

133.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Prospect Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(103.2)
2
(34.7)
2
(35.1)
5
(89.4)
9
(161.5)
7
(124.5)
5
(85.0)
3
(50.8)
5
(84.7)
6
(101.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.5)
1
(16.8)
3
(50.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(223.6)
7
(121.4)
11
(193.2)
3
(53.6)
16
(287.0)
6
(106.7)
8
(135.9)
5
(84.7)
4
(67.8)
3
(50.6)
5
(84.2)
11
(185.2)
2
(33.6)
1
(17.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(326.7)
14
(242.9)
39
(684.8)
27
(482.8)
22
(394.7)
54
(960.3)
35
(594.7)
31
(525.2)
47
(796.2)
27
(455.1)
31
(522.1)
4
(67.3)
27
(454.2)
17
(288.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
84
(1,445)
72
(1,249)
74
(1,299)
80
(1,431)
67
(1,202)
81
(1,441)
106
(1,801)
67
(1,135)
73
(1,237)
70
(1,180)
58
(976.9)
85
(1,431)
72
(1,211)
66
(1,120)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(154.8)
11
(190.8)
16
(280.9)
13
(232.5)
8
(143.5)
11
(195.6)
18
(305.9)
12
(203.3)
20
(338.8)
12
(202.3)
19
(320.0)
12
(202.0)
14
(235.5)
12
(203.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.8)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index168.7151.6171.6147.2193.0199.2190.8130.6218.7135.7118.1130.3110.9113.5

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.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Prospect Park, New Jersey as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prospect Park is 1,976 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Prospect Park:

50.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Prospect Park:

25.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Prospect Park:

117.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Prospect Park:

42.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Prospect Park:

75.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Prospect Park:

127.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Prospect Park:

67.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Prospect Park:

110.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Prospect Park:

115.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Prospect Park:

224.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Prospect Park:

71.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Prospect Park:

114.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Prospect Park:

112.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Prospect Park:

163.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Prospect Park:

100.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Prospect Park:

58.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Prospect Park:

49.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Prospect Park:

144.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Prospect Park:

186.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Prospect Park:

115.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Prospect Park:

201.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Prospect Park:

180.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Prospect Park:

271.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Prospect Park:

192.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Prospect Park:

254.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Prospect Park:

293.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Prospect Park:

160.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Prospect Park:

203.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Prospect Park:

244.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Prospect Park:

139.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Prospect Park:

160.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Prospect Park:

225.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Prospect Park:

96.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Prospect Park:

195.0
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: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Prospect Park, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 07508.