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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleLinwood/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)8361,6132,580
Murder1n/a14.73.25.0
Rape0n/a0.016.042.6
Robbery2n/a29.371.486.2
Assault1n/a14.7117.4246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)59208381
Burglary12n/a175.9215.9376.0
Theft40n/a586.31,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a14.7123.9228.9
Property crime53n/a (estimate)7771,4052,200

Key findings

  • Linwood crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Linwood are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Linwood you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Linwood is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Linwood has decreased by 43%

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

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      Daily Crime In Linwood (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Linwood on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Jersey and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Linwood (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Jersey, are 1.93 times less than the state average and 3.09 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Linwood on a daily basis are 3.55 times less than than New Jersey average and 6.49 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Linwood are 1.81 times less than the daily state average and 2.83 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Linwood (higher is better)

      Is Linwood safe in comparison to other cities in the state of New Jersey as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Linwood to other cities in the state and across the country, Linwood is 64% safer than other cities of New Jersey and 84% safer than other cities in the nation. Linwood has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Linwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Linwood is 1 in 1706
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Linwood is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Linwood is 1 in 120
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Linwood? In Linwood, NJ you have a 1 in 1706 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Linwood.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Linwood, NJ is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Linwood has increased by 293%, while the property crime rate in Linwood has decreased by 47% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Linwood has decreased by 43% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Linwood police department

      ItemLinwoodNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.73.3
      There are a total of 17 Linwood police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.8% less than the New Jersey average and 26.6% less 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
      Port Republic, NJ1,00469469538
      Longport, NJ1,0060573573
      Estell Manor, NJ1,69989601690
      Mays Landing, NJ2,123100674774
      Woodbine, NJ2,690122821943
      Northfield, NJ8,537969371,033
      Brigantine, NJ9,239111,4501,461
      Linwood, NJ7,00959777836

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Idabel, OK7,0074665,5986,064
      Milltown, NJ7,016281,5921,620
      Camden, SC7,0171,2896,0717,360
      Old Greenwich, CT7,00067547614
      Russellville, KY6,9982403,0053,245
      Linwood, NJ7,00959777836
      Source: The Linwood, 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.