Reported Annual Crime In Surf City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)1,4991,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault0n/a0.0124.2248.5
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0245386
Burglary0n/a0.0282.7468.9
Theft18n/a1,498.81,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0126.6236.9
Property crime18n/a (estimate)1,4991,5452,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Beach Haven, NJ2,09638242281
Barnegat Light, NJ5920696696
Waretown, NJ1,42197609706
Manahawkin, NJ2,608108681789
Barnegat, NJ3,502123774897
Beach Haven West, NJ4,140133839971
Tuckerton, NJ3,370891,3041,393
Surf City, NJ1,14801,4991,499

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Surf City is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.11 daily crimes that occur in Surf City.
  • Surf City is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Surf City you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Surf City has decreased by 32%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Surf City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Surf City is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surf City is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Surf City is 1 in 67

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

Surf City police department

ItemSurf CityNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.25.73.3
There are a total of 10 Surf City police officers. This results in 8.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.4% greater than the New Jersey average and 151.5% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Choctaw Lake, OH1,14842362404
Bourne, MA1,1482501,3131,563
Somerset, MD1,14866321387
Hustisford, WI1,149124783907
Clinton, OH1,1491119521,063
Surf City, NJ1,14801,4991,499
Source: The Surf City, 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.