Reported Annual Crime In Belmar

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmar/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime188n/a (estimate)3,2981,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmar/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape4n/a70.215.338.6
Robbery5n/a87.7108.6101.9
Assault10n/a175.4127.4237.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)333255373
Burglary32n/a561.4312.1491.4
Theft133n/a2,333.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a70.2131.5220.2
Property crime169n/a (estimate)2,9651,6272,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Belmar, NJ. These figures on reported criminal activity in Belmar, NJ, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Belmar, NJ is 75% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Jersey, and when compared with the national average, is 15% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Belmar, NJ has 31% higher than violent crime rate than New Jersey average, while remaining 11% lower than the national average. In property crime, Belmar, NJ is 82% higher than the average of New Jersey and is 19% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belmar is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.04 daily crimes that occur in Belmar.
  • Belmar is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belmar you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belmar has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Belmar (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Belmar, NJ is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Jersey and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belmar, NJ are 1.75 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.15 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Belmar, NJ are 1.31 times more than than New Jersey and 1.12 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belmar, NJ are 1.82 times more than than New Jersey and 1.19 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Belmar (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Belmar, NJ in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Belmar, NJ to other cities in the state and across the country, Belmar, NJ is 14% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 31% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Jersey cities and all around the United States, Belmar, NJ has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Belmar, NJ crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belmar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belmar is 1 in 301
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belmar is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belmar is 1 in 31
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Belmar, NJ? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Belmar, NJ your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 301. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Belmar, NJ is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In Belmar (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Belmar, NJ is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Belmar, NJ has increased by 47%, the amount of property crime in Belmar, NJ has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Belmar, NJ has decreased by 15% year to year.

Belmar police department

ItemBelmarNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.35.73.3
There are a total of 25 Belmar police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.1% less than the New Jersey average and 31.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,6910236236
Sea Bright, NJ1,349150225375
Fair Haven, NJ6,0930381381
Allenwood, NJ1,02267426493
Rumson, NJ7,04543518562
Belmar, NJ5,7603332,9653,298

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McRae, GA5,762832,1622,244
Belding, MI5,7641389151,053
Tequesta, FL5,7561698601,028
Belmar, NJ5,7603332,9653,298
Source: The Belmar, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.