Reported Annual Crime In Wildwood Crest

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWildwood Crest/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime96n/a (estimate)3,0511,7842,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWildwood Crest/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.65.3
Rape1n/a31.816.741.7
Robbery1n/a31.887.798.0
Assault7n/a222.4120.8248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)286229383
Burglary20n/a635.5265.3430.4
Theft66n/a2,097.21,155.11,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a31.8135.1237.4
Property crime87n/a (estimate)2,7651,5562,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wildwood Crest is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.36 daily crimes that occur in Wildwood Crest.
  • Wildwood Crest is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wildwood Crest you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wildwood Crest has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Wildwood Crest (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wildwood Crest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wildwood Crest is 1 in 350
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wildwood Crest is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wildwood Crest is 1 in 33

Year Over Year Crime In Wildwood Crest (per 100,000 people)

Wildwood Crest police department

ItemWildwood CrestNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2514,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.75.73.3
There are a total of 25 Wildwood Crest police officers. This results in 7.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.5% greater than the New Jersey average and 135.6% 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
West Cape May, NJ9550591591
Erma, NJ2,06798667765
Rio Grande, NJ2,549108736844
North Cape May, NJ2,850113771884
Whitesboro, NJ2,4741369261,063
West Wildwood, NJ5003558881,243
Cape May Court House, NJ5,4922111,4341,645
Wildwood Crest, NJ3,2102862,7653,051

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South Alamo, TX3,2103341,9532,287
Homer, NY3,2102411,0221,263
Venus, TX3,211113764877
Longview Heights, WA3,2111461,5281,675
Southampton, NY3,21168288356
Wildwood Crest, NJ3,2102862,7653,051
Source: The Wildwood Crest, NJ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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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