Bordentown, NJ
Crime Rates


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Bordentown, NJ crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Bordentown is safer than 90% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 14% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bordentown. If you live in Bordentown, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 185. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bordentown has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bordentown is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bordentown does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Bordentown.

For Bordentown, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bordentown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1294, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Bordentown compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Bordentown is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Bordentown is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Bordentown Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Bordentown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bordentown 0.77
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,294

in Bordentown

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Population: 3,882
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.26 0.52
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bordentown 4.64
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 216

in Bordentown

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Bordentown Property CRIMES
Population: 3,882
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 11 2
Rate per 1,000 1.29 2.83 0.52
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Bordentown Crimes Per Square Mile

Bordentown 22
New Jersey 69