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

Crime rate in Camden, NJ

The 2012 crime rate in Camden, NJ is 1,108 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.0 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.8% U.S. cities. The 2012 Camden crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2011. The number of homicides stood at 67 - an increase of 20 compared to 2011. In the last 5 years Camden has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Camden, NJ is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Camden:

1,107.6
Woodlynne:

163.7
Collingswood:

165.5
Oaklyn:

238.2
Audubon Park:

140.4
Pennsauken:

210.3
Gloucester City:

188.0
Merchantville:

109.9
Audubon:

150.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Camden by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
33
(41.2)
32
(40.0)
42
(53.2)
54
(70.9)
34
(43.0)
37
(46.8)
47
(60.6)
67
(86.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
47
(58.7)
66
(82.4)
67
(84.8)
70
(91.9)
60
(76.0)
73
(92.3)
66
(85.0)
74
(95.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
702
(876.1)
773
(965.4)
781
(989.0)
815
(1,070)
766
(969.9)
712
(900.3)
857
(1,104)
755
(972.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
898
(1,121)
822
(1,027)
865
(1,095)
838
(1,100)
1,020
(1,291)
1,019
(1,289)
1,182
(1,523)
1,097
(1,412)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,020
(1,273)
1,179
(1,472)
1,128
(1,428)
1,221
(1,603)
1,035
(1,310)
1,015
(1,283)
1,436
(1,850)
1,089
(1,402)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,332
(2,910)
2,430
(3,035)
2,311
(2,927)
2,693
(3,535)
2,251
(2,850)
1,966
(2,486)
2,226
(2,868)
2,214
(2,851)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
955
(1,192)
1,178
(1,471)
1,161
(1,470)
998
(1,310)
649
(821.7)
519
(656.3)
800
(1,031)
704
(906.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
142
(177.2)
131
(163.6)
115
(145.6)
120
(157.5)
137
(173.5)
91
(115.1)
136
(175.2)
109
(140.3)
City-Data.com crime index917.2983.01024.71114.6967.6937.01151.81107.6

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.

- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 254 registered sex offenders living in Camden, New Jersey as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Camden is 299 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2012
Camden:

1,460.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Camden:

1,519.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Camden:

1,280.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Camden:

1,292.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Camden:

1,318.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Camden:

1,233.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Camden:

1,158.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Camden:

1,139.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Camden:

1,093.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Camden:

1,142.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Camden:

867.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2012
Camden:

558.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Camden:

668.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Camden:

479.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Camden:

527.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Camden:

693.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Camden:

652.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Camden:

666.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Camden:

578.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Camden:

619.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Camden:

649.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Camden:

547.9
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 2012, including police officers: 315 (268 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
New Jersey average:

3.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 314 (265 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
New Jersey average:

3.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 452 (366 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
New Jersey average:

3.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 447 (361 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 486 (396 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.20
New Jersey average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 497 (410 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.19
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 483 (423 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.29
New Jersey average:

3.44

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 500 (416 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.21
New Jersey average:

3.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 511 (428 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.36
New Jersey average:

3.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 520 (435 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.44
New Jersey average:

3.74

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

Zip codes: 08102, 08103, 08104, 08105, 08109, 08110.