Ventnor City, NJ
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Ventnor City, 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 Ventnor City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 32. 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 89% 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 2 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 573.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Ventnor City experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ventnor City's rate for property crime is 30 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 34.

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

18

305

323

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.74

29.56

31.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ventnor City 1.74
New Jersey 2.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 573

in Ventnor City

1 in 408

in New Jersey

Ventnor City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,317
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 2 9 4
Rate per 1,000 0.29 0.19 0.87 0.39

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
Ventnor City 29.56
New Jersey 15.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Ventnor City

1 in 65

in New Jersey

Ventnor City Property CRIMES

Population: 10,317
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 73 226 6
Rate per 1,000 7.08 21.91 0.58

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

Ventnor City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ventnor City 154
New Jersey 65