Ventnor City, NJ
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Ventnor City, NJ crime analytics


The crime rate in Ventnor City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Ventnor City is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Ventnor City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Jersey, Ventnor City has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Ventnor City'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 Ventnor City is one in 699.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ventnor City's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Ventnor 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 Ventnor City is one in 32.

Ventnor City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Ventnor City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

323

338

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.43

30.80

32.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ventnor City 1.43
New Jersey 2.55
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 699

in Ventnor City

1 in 392

in New Jersey
Ventnor City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,486
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 4 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.38 0.76
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
Ventnor City 30.80
New Jersey 16.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Ventnor City

1 in 61

in New Jersey
Ventnor City Property CRIMES
Population: 10,486
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 125 190 8
Rate per 1,000 11.92 18.12 0.76
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

Ventnor City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ventnor City 161
New Jersey 69