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Crime rate in Absecon, New Jersey (NJ): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Absecon, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Absecon, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Absecon, NJ is 173 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 61.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Absecon crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Absecon has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Absecon, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Absecon:

172.8
Pleasantville:

243.2
Northfield:

70.5
Atlantic City:

368.6
Ventnor City:

211.4
Linwood:

78.0
Brigantine:

68.5
Margate City:

152.0
Longport:

32.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Absecon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.6)
3
(37.5)
2
(24.9)
3
(37.1)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
2
(23.9)
2
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.2)
1
(12.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(126.2)
14
(175.1)
15
(186.8)
11
(135.9)
9
(106.2)
19
(217.7)
11
(130.3)
8
(94.7)
4
(47.7)
13
(154.8)
8
(95.6)
2
(24.1)
5
(60.5)
5
(60.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(340.8)
17
(212.6)
11
(137.0)
13
(160.6)
12
(141.5)
6
(68.7)
9
(106.6)
13
(153.9)
15
(179.0)
15
(178.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(72.3)
3
(36.3)
10
(121.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(770.0)
41
(512.8)
70
(871.8)
92
(1,136)
64
(754.9)
50
(572.9)
54
(639.9)
70
(828.7)
91
(1,086)
78
(928.7)
23
(274.9)
33
(397.7)
27
(326.8)
16
(193.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
253
(3,194)
228
(2,852)
188
(2,342)
255
(3,150)
157
(1,852)
175
(2,005)
158
(1,872)
148
(1,752)
169
(2,017)
197
(2,346)
181
(2,163)
203
(2,446)
194
(2,348)
159
(1,927)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(353.4)
12
(150.1)
10
(124.5)
10
(123.5)
3
(35.4)
10
(114.6)
6
(71.1)
6
(71.0)
6
(71.6)
5
(59.5)
1
(12.0)
6
(72.3)
8
(96.8)
6
(72.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.5)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index326.1312.1268.0317.9199.3217.7185.8202.4231.6264.8183.2153.2193.6172.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Absecon, New Jersey as of September 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Absecon is 927 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Absecon:

127.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Absecon:

96.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Absecon:

48.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Absecon:

95.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Absecon:

190.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Absecon:

137.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Absecon:

136.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Absecon:

118.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Absecon:

154.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Absecon:

135.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Absecon:

185.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Absecon:

186.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Absecon:

256.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Absecon:

246.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Absecon:

94.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Absecon:

64.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Absecon:

68.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Absecon:

146.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Absecon:

197.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Absecon:

212.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Absecon:

164.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Absecon:

311.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Absecon:

328.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Absecon:

264.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Absecon:

232.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Absecon:

232.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Absecon:

248.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Absecon:

403.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Absecon:

310.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Absecon:

267.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Absecon:

366.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Absecon:

88.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Absecon:

84.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Absecon:

116.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 29 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 30 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 35 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 33 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Absecon, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 08201.