Reported Annual Crime In Camden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCamden/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,294 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCamden/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)451 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,843 (estimate)1,5452,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Valley, NJ2000
Wyncote, PA3,30760332392
Flourtown, PA4,80282453535
Cornwells Heights, PA1,44582454537
Greenwich, NJ2,66674464538
Fox Chase, PA1,34084465549
Eddington, PA2,00087478564
Camden, NJ77,2944512,8433,294

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Camden is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.02 daily crimes that occur in Camden.
  • Camden is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Camden you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Camden has decreased by 13%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Camden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Camden is 1 in 222
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Camden is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Camden is 1 in 31

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

Camden police department

ItemCamdenNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31514,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.15.73.3
There are a total of 315 Camden police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.3% less than the New Jersey average and 24.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fayetteville, AR77,2645364,3924,928
Deerfield Beach, FL77,3413432,7173,060
Lawrence, MA77,3647401,8722,612
Melbourne, FL77,2168244,0894,913
Bellflower, CA77,5214972,5253,023
Camden, NJ77,2944512,8433,294
Source: The Camden, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.