Margate City, NJ
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The crime rate in Margate City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Margate City is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Margate City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Margate City has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Margate City to other communities of similar population, then Margate City crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Margate City 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 Margate City 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 Margate City.

For Margate City, 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 Margate City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1040, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Margate City's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Margate City 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 Margate City is one in 28.

Margate City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Margate City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

224

230

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.96

35.91

36.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Margate City 0.96
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,040

in Margate City

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Margate City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,237
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.48 0.00 0.48
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
Margate City 35.91
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Margate City

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Margate City Property CRIMES
Population: 6,237
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 168 11
Rate per 1,000 7.22 26.94 1.76
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

Margate City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Margate City 161
New Jersey 69