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Crime rate in West New York, 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 West New York, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in West New York, NJ

The 2019 crime rate in West New York, NJ is 136 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 53.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 West New York crime rate rose by 11% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years West New York has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous West New York, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West New York:

136.1
Guttenberg:

89.8
Union City:

147.2
Fairview:

115.6
Secaucus:

157.6
Cliffside Park:

34.5
Ridgefield:

31.8
Hoboken:

90.4
Edgewater:

67.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in West New York by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(6.4)
4
(8.7)
3
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(5.6)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(10.7)
4
(8.7)
3
(6.5)
3
(6.4)
5
(10.7)
1
(2.0)
8
(15.8)
12
(23.0)
4
(7.6)
7
(13.2)
12
(22.3)
8
(14.8)
7
(12.9)
13
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
85
(182.0)
97
(210.0)
94
(203.1)
91
(195.6)
79
(168.4)
92
(184.5)
93
(184.1)
58
(111.3)
64
(121.2)
46
(86.5)
46
(85.5)
39
(72.0)
61
(112.8)
58
(109.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(199.1)
92
(199.2)
81
(175.0)
86
(184.8)
84
(179.1)
92
(184.5)
95
(188.1)
89
(170.8)
85
(161.0)
79
(148.5)
71
(131.9)
61
(112.6)
69
(127.6)
56
(105.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
215
(460.4)
192
(415.6)
241
(520.7)
178
(382.6)
203
(432.8)
215
(431.1)
195
(386.1)
135
(259.1)
120
(227.3)
121
(227.4)
106
(197.0)
87
(160.6)
92
(170.1)
85
(159.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
464
(993.5)
543
(1,176)
511
(1,104)
442
(950.0)
448
(955.1)
322
(645.6)
487
(964.2)
344
(660.2)
405
(767.2)
472
(887.1)
401
(745.2)
409
(755.2)
449
(830.0)
580
(1,091)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(334.0)
102
(220.8)
131
(283.0)
95
(204.2)
85
(181.2)
66
(132.3)
51
(101.0)
39
(74.9)
39
(73.9)
37
(69.5)
42
(78.0)
29
(53.5)
26
(48.1)
27
(50.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(2.1)
4
(8.7)
4
(8.6)
5
(10.7)
7
(14.9)
5
(10.0)
3
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.8)
4
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.7)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index214.5220.9217.3181.9190.7160.4179.2144.2127.1134.4127.1101.7122.3136.1

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 21 registered sex offenders living in West New York, New Jersey as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West New York is 2,531 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
West New York:

135.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
West New York:

136.8
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
West New York:

107.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
West New York:

138.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West New York:

141.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
West New York:

148.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
West New York:

171.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
West New York:

202.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West New York:

186.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West New York:

197.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West New York:

196.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West New York:

208.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West New York:

230.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West New York:

214.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
West New York:

199.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
West New York:

131.1
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
West New York:

127.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
West New York:

185.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
West New York:

94.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
West New York:

82.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
West New York:

77.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West New York:

88.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West New York:

100.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West New York:

94.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West New York:

96.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West New York:

140.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West New York:

138.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West New York:

161.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West New York:

154.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West New York:

201.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West New York:

175.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West New York:

191.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
West New York:

193.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
West New York:

198.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
West New York:

195.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
West New York:

234.5
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: 125 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
New Jersey average:

4.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 125 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 118 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 119 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 115 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 110 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 108 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 110 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 114 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 119 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 122 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 131 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 130 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 137 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 133 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 134 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 129 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West New York, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 07093.