Nine Bergen County municipalities were named to ValuePenguin's annual list of Safest Places in New Jersey.
The study focused on the most recent FBI Crime Report including 346 municipalities with populations of at least 5,000.
Crime scores in the study ranged from 24 to 6,790, and the average crime score was 897, ValuePenguin reports.
The safest large places (10) in the NJ report are:
- No. 5: Fort Lee
The safest mid-sized places (10) in the NJ report are:
- No. 1: Washington Township
- No. 2 New Milford
- No. 4 Wyckoff
- No. 6 Mahwah
- No. 8 Bergenfield
- No. 10 Dumont
The safest small places (10) in the NJ report are:
- No. 2: Old Tappan
- No. 3: River Vale
- No. 4: Norwood
- No. 8: Waldwick