Reported Annual Crime In Bridgeton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgeton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,433n/a (estimate)5,6501,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridgeton/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a19.74.14.9
Rape7n/a27.615.338.6
Robbery126n/a496.8108.6101.9
Assault154n/a607.2127.4237.8
Violent crime292n/a (estimate)1,151255373
Burglary353n/a1,391.8312.1491.4
Theft757n/a2,984.71,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft31n/a122.2131.5220.2
Property crime1,141n/a (estimate)4,4991,6272,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Bridgeton, NJ. All reported Bridgeton, NJ crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Bridgeton, NJ overall crime rate is 200% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey average; and is also 98% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Bridgeton, NJ, the rate is 351% higher than compared to the New Jersey average, and 209% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Bridgeton, NJ comes in at 177% higher than to the average seen in New Jersey, and 81% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridgeton is 98% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.48 daily crimes that occur in Bridgeton.
  • Bridgeton is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bridgeton you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bridgeton has increased by 15%.

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Compare Bridgeton, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bridgeton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bridgeton, NJ on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bridgeton, NJ (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey state wide, are 3.00 times more than the state average and 1.98 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Bridgeton, NJ on a daily bases are 4.51 times more than than New Jersey average and 3.09 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bridgeton, NJ are 2.77 times more than the daily state average and 1.81 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Bridgeton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bridgeton, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bridgeton, NJ ranks safer than 2% of every city located within New Jersey along with 3% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bridgeton, NJ. As a result, Bridgeton, NJ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgeton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgeton is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgeton is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgeton is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bridgeton, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bridgeton, NJ you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bridgeton, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bridgeton, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Bridgeton, NJ has increased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Bridgeton, NJ has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bridgeton, NJ has increased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bridgeton police department

ItemBridgetonNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.73.3
There are a total of 75 Bridgeton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.7% less than the New Jersey average and 9.5% less 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
Olivet, NJ1,42395606702
Victory Lakes, NJ1,833111710821
Rosenhayn, NJ1,202121771892
Alloway, NJ1,710121772893
Newfield, NJ1,6810919919
Bridgeton, NJ25,2521,1514,4995,650

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westmont, IL25,236921,3021,394
Ridgewood, NJ25,27043774817
Ossining, NY25,2323621,5281,891
Bloomington, CA25,2287074,3455,052
Freeport, IL25,2252722,6312,903
Bridgeton, NJ25,2521,1514,4995,650
Source: The Bridgeton, 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.