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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 76%
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 peopleMedford Lakes/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22n/a (estimate)5511,6132,580
Murder0n/a0.03.25.0
Rape1n/a25.016.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.071.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0117.4246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)25208381
Burglary3n/a75.1215.9376.0
Theft17n/a425.51,065.11,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a25.0123.9228.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)5261,4052,200

Key findings

  • Medford Lakes crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Medford Lakes are 93% lower than the national average
  • In Medford Lakes you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Medford Lakes is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Medford Lakes has decreased by 7%

Medford Lakes crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Medford Lakes (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Medford Lakes, NJ per 100,000 people. In Medford Lakes, the total number of daily crimes is 2.93 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.69 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Medford Lakes is 8.31 times less than the New Jersey average and 15.20 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Medford Lakes has a daily crime rate that is 2.67 times less than the New Jersey average and 4.18 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Medford Lakes (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Medford Lakes, New Jersey compared to other areas of New Jersey, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Medford Lakes safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Medford Lakes is safer than 81% of New Jersey cities, and 91% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in New Jersey, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Medford Lakes. At this time, Medford Lakes sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Medford Lakes

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Medford Lakes is 1 in 3995
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Medford Lakes is 1 in 191
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Medford Lakes is 1 in 182
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Medford Lakes, New Jersey you have a 1 in 3995 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 191 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 182 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Medford Lakes.

      Year Over Year Crime In Medford Lakes (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Medford Lakes is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Medford Lakes has not changed, while the property crime rate in Medford Lakes has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Medford Lakes has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Medford Lakes police department

      ItemMedford LakesNew JerseyNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,540558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.25.73.3
      There are a total of 9 Medford Lakes police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.8% less than the New Jersey average and 33.7% 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
      Pine Valley, NJ4000
      Voorhees, NJ1,39554363417
      Haddon Heights, NJ7,50640547587
      Pemberton, NJ1,51187588675
      Presidential Lakes Estates, NJ2,058101684786
      Pemberton Heights, NJ2,534107724832
      Turnersville, NJ3,396107726833
      Medford Lakes, NJ4,08125526551

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Walton, KY4,0811251,1581,283
      Lorane, PA4,0821828851,067
      Indian River Shores, FL4,0820491491
      Wadena, MN4,079981,8651,963
      Bunkie, LA4,0835103,1053,614
      Medford Lakes, NJ4,08125526551
      Source: The Medford Lakes, 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.