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Crime Report for Washington Township, Bergen County,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Washington Township, Bergen County, is 4.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Washington Township, Bergen County Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Washington Township, Bergen County, has a violent crime rate of 10 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 342 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Washington Township, Bergen County 10
NJ 342
National 676

Washington Township, Bergen County, is in the 8% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 10% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 8% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Washington Township, Bergen County, or said another way, 92% of cities in have crime rates higher than Washington Township, Bergen County.


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Crime Washington Township, Bergen County NJ Nation
Violent Crime Total 10.4 342.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 4.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 13.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 148.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 10.4 159.4 315
Property Crime Total 405.4 2219.8 3726.9
Burglary 155.9 456.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 249.5 1563.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 0.0 234.4 382.3
Arson 0.0 13.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Washington Township, Bergen County, has a property crime rate of 405.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2219.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Washington Township, Bergen County 405.4
NJ 2219.8
National 3727



Washington Township, Bergen County Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 4
National Percentile Rank - 5