Elmer, NJ
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Elmer has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elmer is 1 in 79. How does Elmer fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Elmer's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of New Jersey communities.

How does the crime rate in Elmer compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Elmer with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Elmer's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Elmer 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 Elmer.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Elmer's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Elmer is one in 672.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Elmer; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Elmer Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Elmer Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

15

17

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.49

11.17

12.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elmer 1.49
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 672

in Elmer

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Elmer VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,343
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.49

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
Elmer 11.17
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 90

in Elmer

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Elmer Property CRIMES

Population: 1,343
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 9 1
Rate per 1,000 3.72 6.70 0.74

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

Elmer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elmer 19
New Jersey 69