Mount Ephraim, NJ
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Mount Ephraim, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Mount Ephraim is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Mount Ephraim is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Ephraim is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Mount Ephraim has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,631, Mount Ephraim has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Mount Ephraim does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Mount Ephraim.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mount Ephraim 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 Mount Ephraim.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mount Ephraim 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 Mount Ephraim; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 515. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Mount Ephraim is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Mount Ephraim, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 28, which is a rate of 36 per one thousand population.

Mount Ephraim Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Mount Ephraim Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

167

176

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.94

36.06

38.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Ephraim 1.94
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 515

in Mount Ephraim

1 in 408

in New Jersey

Mount Ephraim VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,631
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 7 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.51 0.43

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Ephraim 36.06
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Mount Ephraim

1 in 65

in New Jersey

Mount Ephraim Property CRIMES

Population: 4,631
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 148 4
Rate per 1,000 3.24 31.96 0.86

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Mount Ephraim Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Ephraim 195
New Jersey 65