Reported Annual Crime In Absecon

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbsecon/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime198n/a (estimate)2,3991,6132,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbsecon/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.13.25.0
Rape1n/a12.116.042.6
Robbery5n/a60.671.486.2
Assault10n/a121.2117.4246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)206208381
Burglary16n/a193.9215.9376.0
Theft159n/a1,926.81,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a72.7123.9228.9
Property crime181n/a (estimate)2,1931,4052,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Absecon, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Absecon, 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 Absecon, NJ crime rates are 49% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 7% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Absecon, NJ has a rate that is 1% lower than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 46% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Absecon, NJ is 56% higher than its state's mean, and equal to the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Absecon is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.57 daily crimes that occur in Absecon.
  • Absecon is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Absecon you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Absecon has decreased by 20%.

Compare Absecon, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Absecon (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Absecon, NJ per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Jersey and on a national level. In Absecon, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.49 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Absecon, NJ is 1.01 times less than the New Jersey average and 1.85 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Absecon, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.56 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.00 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Absecon (higher is better)

How safe is Absecon, NJ compared to other cities in New Jersey and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Absecon, NJ is safer than 23% of the cities in New Jersey and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Jersey and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Absecon, NJ. Overall, Absecon, NJ is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Absecon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Absecon is 1 in 486
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Absecon is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Absecon is 1 in 42
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Absecon, NJ? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Absecon, NJ, then there is a 1 in 486 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 46. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 42 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Absecon, NJ.

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

A good indicator of whether Absecon, NJ is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Absecon, NJ has increased by 115%, while the property crime rate in Absecon, NJ has decreased by 25% year over year. The number of total crimes in Absecon, NJ has decreased by 20% year over year.

Absecon police department

ItemAbseconNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3114,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.73.3
There are a total of 31 Absecon police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.1% less than the New Jersey average and 12.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey4,53954266
There are a total of 4,539 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 54 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 80% 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, NJ2,25033220253
Port Republic, NJ1,00469469538
Longport, NJ1,0060573573
Estell Manor, NJ1,69989601690
Mays Landing, NJ2,123100674774
Linwood, NJ7,00959777836
Elwood, NJ1,440112759871
Absecon, NJ8,4382062,1932,399

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Franklin, NH8,4402329631,195
Kirby, TX8,4413292,2032,532
Hoquiam, WA8,4341543,1643,318
Westlake Village, CA8,4431422,3642,506
Absecon, NJ8,4382062,1932,399
Source: The Absecon, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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