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Crime rate in Bridgeton, 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 Bridgeton, NJ compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bridgeton, NJ

The 2018 crime rate in Bridgeton, NJ is 423 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bridgeton crime rate fell by 25% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 5. In the last 5 years Bridgeton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bridgeton, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bridgeton:

422.7
Greenwich:

97.1
Millville:

336.4
Elmer:

12.3
Vineland:

277.9
Newfield:

43.0
Salem:

551.6
Woodstown:

93.4
Buena:

100.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bridgeton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
6
(24.3)
1
(4.0)
4
(15.8)
3
(11.8)
2
(7.9)
2
(7.9)
7
(27.7)
5
(19.7)
4
(16.0)
5
(20.1)
5
(20.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(79.0)
21
(87.6)
7
(28.8)
4
(16.2)
5
(20.0)
1
(4.0)
8
(31.5)
4
(15.8)
12
(47.5)
8
(31.7)
7
(27.6)
13
(52.0)
22
(88.2)
12
(49.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
125
(548.8)
156
(650.6)
171
(704.3)
113
(457.2)
109
(436.3)
126
(499.1)
120
(471.8)
140
(551.7)
165
(652.7)
122
(483.3)
126
(496.8)
113
(452.3)
147
(589.5)
107
(438.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
174
(763.9)
182
(759.1)
200
(823.7)
211
(853.8)
168
(672.5)
189
(748.7)
176
(692.0)
176
(693.5)
161
(636.9)
121
(479.3)
154
(607.2)
95
(380.3)
98
(393.0)
79
(324.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
227
(996.6)
288
(1,201)
376
(1,549)
337
(1,364)
265
(1,061)
360
(1,426)
412
(1,620)
484
(1,907)
376
(1,487)
396
(1,569)
353
(1,392)
269
(1,077)
245
(982.5)
163
(668.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
671
(2,946)
666
(2,778)
795
(3,274)
709
(2,869)
589
(2,358)
637
(2,523)
610
(2,398)
582
(2,293)
763
(3,018)
563
(2,230)
757
(2,985)
649
(2,598)
710
(2,847)
510
(2,091)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(329.3)
86
(358.7)
72
(296.5)
45
(182.1)
54
(216.2)
50
(198.1)
41
(161.2)
42
(165.5)
47
(185.9)
19
(75.3)
31
(122.2)
34
(136.1)
39
(156.4)
47
(192.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(8.8)
3
(12.5)
6
(24.7)
15
(60.7)
14
(56.0)
4
(15.8)
7
(27.5)
3
(11.8)
3
(11.9)
1
(4.0)
9
(35.5)
5
(20.0)
8
(32.1)
2
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index638.5640.9670.4594.2475.3551.0550.9571.0616.7526.7558.6475.6561.3422.7

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 68 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeton, New Jersey as of October 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgeton is 366 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bridgeton:

471.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bridgeton:

619.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bridgeton:

500.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bridgeton:

619.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bridgeton:

568.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bridgeton:

708.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bridgeton:

654.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bridgeton:

637.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bridgeton:

659.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bridgeton:

582.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bridgeton:

720.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bridgeton:

801.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bridgeton:

792.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bridgeton:

779.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bridgeton:

835.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bridgeton:

835.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bridgeton:

627.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bridgeton:

267.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bridgeton:

362.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bridgeton:

365.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bridgeton:

445.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bridgeton:

436.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bridgeton:

476.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bridgeton:

520.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bridgeton:

468.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bridgeton:

441.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bridgeton:

362.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bridgeton:

443.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bridgeton:

517.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bridgeton:

432.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bridgeton:

396.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bridgeton:

411.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bridgeton:

431.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bridgeton:

378.7
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: 80 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
New Jersey average:

3.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 78 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
New Jersey average:

3.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 75 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
New Jersey average:

3.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 78 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 76 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
New Jersey average:

3.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 72 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
New Jersey average:

3.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 75 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 77 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 74 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 76 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 77 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 79 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 81 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 85 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 84 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 75 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
New Jersey average:

3.74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bridgeton, NJ
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
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Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 08302.