Cape May Court House, NJ
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The crime rate in Cape May Court House is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Cape May Court House is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Cape May Court House is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Cape May Court House has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Cape May Court House to other communities of similar population, then Cape May Court House crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Cape May Court House does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cape May Court House 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 Cape May Court House.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cape May Court House occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Cape May Court House; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 485. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cape May Court House's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Cape May Court House a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Cape May Court House is one in 44.

Cape May Court House Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Cape May Court House Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

122

133

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.06

22.89

24.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cape May Court House 2.06
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 485

in Cape May Court House

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Cape May Court House VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,330
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Cape May Court House 22.89
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Cape May Court House

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Cape May Court House Property CRIMES
Population: 5,330
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Cape May Court House Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cape May Court House 13
New Jersey 69