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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 79%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllentown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)4481,5432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.95.0
Rape0n/a0.017.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.064.581.6
Assault0n/a0.0122.2250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0207379
Burglary2n/a112.1184.6340.5
Theft6n/a336.31,034.71,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0116.4219.9
Property crime8n/a (estimate)4481,3362,110

Key findings

  • Allentown crime rates are 82% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Allentown are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Allentown you have a 1 in 224 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Allentown is safer than 96% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Allentown has increased by 62%

Allentown crime map

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The Allentown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Allentown as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Allentown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Allentown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Allentown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Allentown is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Allentown is 1 in 224
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Allentown is 1 in 224

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

      Allentown police department

      ItemAllentownNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.35.73.3
      There are a total of 6 Allentown police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the New Jersey average and 0.3% 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
      Princeton Junction, NJ2,50332210242
      Cranbury, NJ2,25632210242
      Woodside, PA2,53348220268
      Pennington, NJ2,5670318318
      Hopewell, NJ1,90445288333
      Fieldsboro, NJ6290371371
      Vista Center, NJ2,30552337389
      Allentown, NJ1,8900448448

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Camelot, IL1,890121551672
      Elmore, AL1,8902531,3241,577
      Oak Hill, OH1,8901501,0551,206
      Warsaw, KY1,8900647647
      Landover Hills, MD1,8905434,6505,193
      Allentown, NJ1,8900448448
      Source: The Allentown, 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.