Reported Annual Crime In Gloucester City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGloucester City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime291n/a (estimate)2,5831,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGloucester City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape1n/a8.915.338.6
Robbery9n/a79.9108.6101.9
Assault10n/a88.8127.4237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)178255373
Burglary82n/a727.9312.1491.4
Theft185n/a1,642.31,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a35.5131.5220.2
Property crime271n/a (estimate)2,4061,6272,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Gloucester City, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Gloucester City, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Gloucester City, NJ crime rates are 37% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 10% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Gloucester City, NJ has a rate that is 30% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 52% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Gloucester City, NJ is 48% higher than its state's mean, and 3% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gloucester City is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.08 daily crimes that occur in Gloucester City.
  • Gloucester City is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gloucester City you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gloucester City has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Gloucester City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Gloucester City, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Gloucester City, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.11 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Gloucester City, NJ are 1.44 times less than the New Jersey average and 2.10 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Gloucester City, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.48 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.03 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Gloucester City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Jersey and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Gloucester City, NJ? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Gloucester City, NJ has been ranked safer than 25% of other cities in the state of New Jersey. In addition, Gloucester City, NJ is safer than 50% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Jersey and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Gloucester City, NJ. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Gloucester City, NJ is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gloucester City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gloucester City is 1 in 564
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gloucester City is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gloucester City is 1 in 39
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Gloucester City, NJ? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Gloucester City, NJ, you have a 1 in 564 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 42. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Gloucester City, NJ is 1 in 39.

Year Over Year Crime In Gloucester City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Gloucester City, NJ is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Gloucester City, NJ has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Gloucester City, NJ has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Gloucester City, NJ has decreased by 9% year to year.

Gloucester City police department

ItemGloucester CityNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2914,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.73.3
There are a total of 29 Gloucester City police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.4% less than the New Jersey average and 22.8% 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
Tavistock, NJ9000
Pine Valley, NJ2000
Wyncote, PA3,30760345405
Flourtown, PA4,80282471553
Cornwells Heights, PA1,44582473555
Gloucester City, NJ11,3921782,4062,583

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Excelsior Springs, MO11,3911733,1513,324
Ionia, MI11,3882361,5451,781
Enumclaw, WA11,388432,8052,848
Martin, TN11,3962042,4722,676
Guttenberg, NJ11,3972341,0061,240
Gloucester City, NJ11,3921782,4062,583
Source: The Gloucester City, 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.