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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 68%
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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 peopleElwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)731 (estimate)1,3542,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.76.5
Rapen/an/an/a14.438.4
Robberyn/an/an/a49.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a127.9279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)105 (estimate)195388
Burglaryn/an/an/a146.2314.2
Theftn/an/an/a896.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a115.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)625 (estimate)1,1581,958

Key findings

  • Elwood crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elwood are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Elwood you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elwood is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elwood has decreased by 12%

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

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      Daily Crime In Elwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elwood is 1 in 950
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elwood is 1 in 160
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elwood is 1 in 137

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

      Elwood police department

      ItemElwoodNew 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.

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      Port Republic, NJ1,00465387452
      Estell Manor, NJ1,69983495579
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      Folsom, NJ1,85990534624
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      Collings Lakes, NJ1,50394559653
      Barclay, NJ4,34097576673
      Elwood, NJ1,440105625731

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      Hill City, KS1,4401941,0021,196
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      Boyce, LA1,4393121,4061,718
      Elwood, NJ1,440105625731
      Source: The Elwood, NJ 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.