Reported Annual Crime In West Cape May

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Cape May/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)2,3691,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Cape May/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault1n/a98.7127.4237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)99255373
Burglary7n/a691.0312.1491.4
Theft16n/a1,579.51,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime23n/a (estimate)2,2701,6272,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Cape May is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in West Cape May.
  • West Cape May is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Cape May you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Cape May has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In West Cape May (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Cape May

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Cape May is 1 in 1013
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Cape May is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Cape May is 1 in 43

Year Over Year Crime In West Cape May (per 100,000 people)

West Cape May police department

ItemWest Cape MayNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

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
Diamond Beach, NJ145103657760
Erma, NJ2,082103660763
Rio Grande, NJ2,353120763883
North Cape May, NJ2,860124792917
Whitesboro, NJ2,0701398871,026
West Cape May, NJ855992,2702,369

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Millers Falls, MA8555162,2322,748
Schoharie, NY8554992,1062,605
Delton, MI8554452,0182,463
Hoagland, IN8552621,7502,012
Chamberino, NM8559415,3046,246
West Cape May, NJ855992,2702,369
Source: The West Cape May, 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.