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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCamden/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,968 (estimate)1,6132,580
Murdern/an/an/a3.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a16.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a71.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a117.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)383 (estimate)208381
Burglaryn/an/an/a215.9376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a123.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,585 (estimate)1,4052,200

Key findings

  • Camden crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Camden are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Camden you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Camden is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Camden has decreased by 10%

Camden crime map

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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 262
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Camden is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Camden is 1 in 34

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

      Camden police department

      ItemCamdenNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31514,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.15.73.3
      There are a total of 315 Camden police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.3% less than the New Jersey average and 24.7% 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
      Pine Valley, NJ4000
      Wyncote, PA3,12358284342
      Voorhees, NJ1,39554363417
      Flourtown, PA4,71579387466
      Narberth, PA4,30579387466
      Eddington, PA1,87781393474
      Fox Chase, PA1,28083402484
      Camden, NJ76,0053832,5852,968

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,3265,0326,358
      Upland, CA75,8513742,6753,050
      Springdale, AR76,1884803,3403,820
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72137830867
      Albany, GA75,6571,1145,1026,217
      Camden, NJ76,0053832,5852,968
      Source: The Camden, 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.