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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCamden/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,459 (estimate)2,6462,346
Murdern/an/an/a8.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a27.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a69.273.9
Assaultn/an/an/a314.5279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)390 (estimate)419388
Burglaryn/an/an/a471.2314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,561.71,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a193.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,069 (estimate)2,2271,958

Key findings

  • Camden crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Camden are equal to the national average
  • In Camden you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Camden is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Camden has decreased by 3%

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The Camden crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Camden 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 Camden crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Camden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Camden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Camden is 1 in 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Camden is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Camden is 1 in 41

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

      Camden police department

      ItemCamdenNorth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,511558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.83.3

      Sex offenders in North Carolina

      StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      North Carolina26,293320266
      There are a total of 26,293 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 320 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 20% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Moyock, NC3,368123652775
      South Mills, NC2313972,1122,509
      Coinjock, NC3094422,3482,790
      Elizabeth City, NC18,0254083,2293,637
      Camden, NC6893902,0692,459

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Higginson, AR6898083,1423,951
      Caroleen, NC6895743,0513,625
      Roy, WA6894842,1772,660
      Green Valley, IL6895562,0342,589
      Bird-in-Hand, PA6892521,0611,312
      Camden, NC6893902,0692,459
      Source: The Camden, NC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.