Pennsville, NJ
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The crime rate in Pennsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Pennsville is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Pennsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Pennsville has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Pennsville, 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 Pennsville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2306, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pennsville's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Pennsville 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 Pennsville is one in 45.

Pennsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Pennsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

257

262

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.43

22.29

22.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pennsville 0.43
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,306

in Pennsville

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Pennsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,530
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
Pennsville 22.29
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Pennsville

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Pennsville Property CRIMES

Population: 11,530
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

Pennsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pennsville 25
New Jersey 69