North Bergen Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in North Bergen Township and New Jersey

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, North Bergen Township experienced 116 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 74 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 255.4 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in New Jersey, the most common property crime was larceny with 485 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about North Bergen Township:


North Bergen Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 21st
  • Violent Crimes: 27th (94th per 100k)
  • Murder: 13th (55th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (64th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 26th (81st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 43rd (139th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 48th (272nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 56th (273rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 50th (278th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 25th (87th per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (114th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 566th
  • Violent Crimes: 517th (3,064th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (401st per 100k)
  • Rape: 174th (1,156th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 412th (2,835th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 318th (1,507th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,135th (6,106th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 622nd (4,548th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,065th (5,895th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 449th (2,204th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (818th per 100k)

In Hudson County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (13th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (13th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (14th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 7th (12th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 5th (8th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 62,993
  • Households: 21,676
  • Median Income: $55,222
  • Land Area: 5.136 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.436 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

North Bergen Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 8 17
Agg. Assault 65 74
Robbery 42 24
Burglary 115 106
Vehicle Thefts 90 67
Arson 3 1

Violent Crimes in North Bergen Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 17
Aggravated Assault 74
Robbery 24

Property Crimes in North Bergen Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 106
Larceny 485
Motor Vehicle Theft 67
Arson 1

Property Crimes in North Bergen Township, NJ

Year Property Crimes
2006 912
2007 1010
2008 864
2009 865
2010 761
2011 744
2012 731
2013 638
2014 684
2015 658

Robbery in North Bergen Township, NJ

Year Robbery
2006 58
2007 55
2008 61
2009 45
2010 43
2011 44
2012 36
2013 43
2014 42
2015 24

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 23346 22879
Murder 349 363
Rape 2227 2392
Agg. Assault 11225 11414
Robbery 10498 9729
Property Crimes 154993 145701
Burglary 31710 27960
Larceny 111578 105963
Vehicle Thefts 11705 11778
Arson 0 0

Property Crimes in the state of New Jersey

Year Property Crimes
2006 199958
2007 192226
2008 199126
2009 181097
2010 183042
2011 189719
2012 181481
2013 167556
2014 154993
2015 145701

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