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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 67%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCape May Point/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2n/a (estimate)7221,6132,580
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.071.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0117.4246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0208381
Burglary1n/a361.0215.9376.0
Theft1n/a361.01,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0123.9228.9
Property crime2n/a (estimate)7221,4052,200

Key findings

  • Cape May Point crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cape May Point are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Cape May Point you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cape May Point is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cape May Point has decreased by 71%

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

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      Daily Crime In Cape May Point (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cape May Point

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cape May Point is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cape May Point is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cape May Point is 1 in 139

      Year Over Year Crime In Cape May Point (per 100,000 people)

      Cape May Point police department

      ItemCape May PointNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.73.3

      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
      Erma, NJ2,06789602691
      Rio Grande, NJ2,54998664763
      North Cape May, NJ2,850103696799
      Whitesboro, NJ2,474124836960
      West Wildwood, NJ50001,0701,070
      Henlopen Acres, DE1591719391,110
      West Cape May, NJ955991,2811,379
      Cape May Point, NJ2140722722

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clifford, IN2144492,5623,011
      Venice, LA2147114,3285,039
      Rhame, ND2143462,5122,859
      Mount Cory, OH2143802,9533,333
      Ocean Breeze Park, FL2146173,6594,277
      Cape May Point, NJ2140722722
      Source: The Cape May Point, 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.