Reported Annual Crime In Merchantville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerchantville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)2,0671,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMerchantville/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape0n/a0.016.741.7
Robbery1n/a26.587.798.0
Assault8n/a212.0120.8248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)238229383
Burglary17n/a450.5265.3430.4
Theft48n/a1,271.91,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a106.0135.1237.4
Property crime69n/a (estimate)1,8281,5562,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Merchantville, NJ for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Merchantville, NJ is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Merchantville, NJ crime rates are 16% higher than in comparison to the New Jersey mean and are 25% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Merchantville, NJ has a rate that is 4% higher than the New Jersey average; compared to the United States, it is 38% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Merchantville, NJ is 18% higher than its state's mean, and 23% lower than the country's average.
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The Merchantville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Merchantville as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Merchantville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Merchantville is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.66 daily crimes that occur in Merchantville.
  • Merchantville is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Merchantville you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Merchantville has decreased by 22%.

Compare Merchantville, NJ Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Merchantville (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Merchantville, NJ per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for New Jersey as well as national figures. In Merchantville, NJ the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.33 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Merchantville, NJ are 1.04 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.61 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Merchantville, NJ has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the New Jersey average and 1.29 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Merchantville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Merchantville, NJ compared to every other city in New Jersey as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Merchantville, NJ ranks safer than 25% of every city located within New Jersey along with 49% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Jersey and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Merchantville, NJ. As a result, Merchantville, NJ is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Merchantville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Merchantville is 1 in 420
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Merchantville is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Merchantville is 1 in 49
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Merchantville, NJ? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Merchantville, NJ you have a 1 in 420 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 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Merchantville, NJ.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Merchantville, NJ is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Merchantville, NJ has decreased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Merchantville, NJ has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Merchantville, NJ has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Merchantville police department

ItemMerchantvilleNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.95.73.3
There are a total of 15 Merchantville police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.8% less than the New Jersey average and 20.2% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% 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
Langhorne Manor, PA1,4300281281
Wyncote, PA3,12360314374
Voorhees, NJ1,39559402462
Flourtown, PA4,71581428510
Eddington, PA1,87783435518
Fox Chase, PA1,28084445529
Merchantville, NJ3,7712381,8282,067

Cities with similar population

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Ossian, IN3,7702101,2701,480
Waialua, HI3,7691151,2971,412
Saw Creek, PA3,7681769281,104
Angels, CA3,7742451,3631,609
Vista Santa Rosa, CA3,7753211,7862,107
Merchantville, NJ3,7712381,8282,067
Source: The Merchantville, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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