Passaic, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Passaic, Passaic County and New Jersey. Our statistics also include comparisons of Passaic's crime rate to New Jersey's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Passaic has a population of 71,085 while New Jersey has a population of 8,958,013.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Passaic, NJ, there were 327 reported major violent crimes and 1,100 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Passaic is robbery, with 161 reported. This represented 49.24% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 762 reported.

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Passaic Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 12th
  • Violent Crimes: 12th (30th per 100k)
  • Murder: 11th (44th per 100k)
  • Rape: 22nd (161st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (35th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 9th (23rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 23rd (178th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 27th (177th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 27th (193rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (26th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (106th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 477th
  • Violent Crimes: 333rd (1,426th per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (375th per 100k)
  • Rape: 188th (1,384th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 328th (1,990th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 186th (317th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 832nd (4,929th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 536th (3,770th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 827th (4,972nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 371st (1,420th per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (806th per 100k)

In Passaic County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (9th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (8th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 71,085
  • Households: 19,802
  • Median Income: $31,832
  • Land Area: 3.133 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.108 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Passaic, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 3
Rape 5 3
Agg. Assault 234 160
Robbery 223 161
Burglary 229 193
Vehicle Thefts 161 145
Arson 6 2

Violent Crimes in Passaic, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 3
Aggravated Assault 160
Robbery 161

Property Crimes in Passaic, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 193
Larceny 762
Motor Vehicle Theft 145
Arson 2

Murder in Passaic, NJ

Year Murder
2006 5
2007 3
2008 5
2009 3
2010 6
2011 2
2012 6
2013 2
2014 2
2015 3

Burglary in Passaic, NJ

Year Burglary
2006 394
2007 395
2008 318
2009 306
2010 390
2011 320
2012 439
2013 279
2014 229
2015 193

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


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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

Murder in the state of New Jersey

Year Murder
2006 428
2007 380
2008 376
2009 319
2010 371
2011 380
2012 388
2013 401
2014 349
2015 363

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