Reported Annual Crime In Surf City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)2,2151,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSurf City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault1n/a82.0127.4237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)82255373
Burglary1n/a82.0312.1491.4
Theft25n/a2,050.91,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime26n/a (estimate)2,1331,6272,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Surf City is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.07 daily crimes that occur in Surf City.
  • Surf City is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Surf City you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Surf City has increased by 22%.

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

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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 1 in 1219
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Surf City is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Surf City is 1 in 46

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Beach Haven, NJ2,09640255295
Waretown, NJ1,421101641741
Tuckerton, NJ3,37059734792
Manahawkin, NJ2,608112717829
Barnegat, NJ3,502128815943
Surf City, NJ1,148822,1332,215

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Choctaw Lake, OH1,14841363404
Bourne, MA1,1483051,7312,035
Thomasboro, IL1,1473492,0962,445
Galveston, IN1,1491571,0501,207
Surf City, NJ1,148822,1332,215
Source: The Surf 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.