Mount Laurel, NJ
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Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel is 1 in 75. How does Mount Laurel fare compared to other communities in New Jersey of all population sizes? Mount Laurel's crime rate is lower than approximately 47% of New Jersey communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Mount Laurel has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel 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 Laurel.

For Mount Laurel, 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 Mount Laurel than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1268, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Laurel; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Laurel Crime Data

 
Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Mount Laurel Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

33

525

558

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.79

12.55

13.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Laurel 0.79
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,268

in Mount Laurel

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Mount Laurel VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 41,842
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
Mount Laurel 12.55
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Mount Laurel

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Mount Laurel Property CRIMES
Population: 41,842
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

Mount Laurel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Laurel 26
New Jersey 69