Reported Annual Crime In Atlantic City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,823 (estimate)1,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic City/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a16.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a100.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a124.2248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)386 (estimate)245386
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,437 (estimate)1,5452,451

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atlantic City is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.73 daily crimes that occur in Atlantic City.
  • Atlantic City is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atlantic City you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atlantic City has decreased by 65%.

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

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atlantic City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atlantic City is 1 in 259
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atlantic City is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic City is 1 in 36

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

Atlantic City police department

ItemAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)68614,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents17.35.73.3
There are a total of 686 Atlantic City police officers. This results in 17.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 205.5% greater than the New Jersey average and 431.1% 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, NJ2,25038242281
Port Republic, NJ1,00482516597
Mays Landing, NJ2,123118741859
Northfield, NJ8,53735835870
Elwood, NJ1,440132834967
Longport, NJ1,0062269051,131
Linwood, NJ7,00901,2371,237
Atlantic City, NJ39,3063862,4372,823

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Puyallup, WA39,2743366,9047,240
Clinton, MD39,2565162,4983,014
Sun City, AZ39,3635753,6464,222
Bremerton, WA39,3884973,9544,450
Woburn, MA39,2202071,1251,332
Atlantic City, NJ39,3063862,4372,823
Source: The Atlantic 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.