Mount Laurel, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Mount Laurel is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 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 Laurel is 1 in 63. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Laurel is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Mount Laurel has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Mount Laurel compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mount Laurel with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mount Laurel'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 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mount Laurel'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 Mount Laurel is one in 724.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mount Laurel's rate for property crime is 14 per one thousand population. This makes Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel is one in 69.

Mount Laurel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Mount Laurel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

597

654

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.38

14.47

15.85

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.38
2.07
National Median: 4
    Mount Laurel
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 724

in Mount Laurel

1 in 483

in New Jersey

Mount Laurel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 41,249
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
14.47
13.36
National Median: 21
    Mount Laurel
    New Jersey

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Mount Laurel

1 in 75

in New Jersey

Mount Laurel Property CRIMES

Population: 41,249
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Mount Laurel Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
30
56
National Median: 28.3
    Mount Laurel
    New Jersey