Atlantic City, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,457
Total Crimes
3,807.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
48.23%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Atlantic City, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Atlantic City is 3,807.1 per 100,000 people. That's 48.23% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 136.03% higher than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,613.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Atlantic City SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

How Does Atlantic City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Atlantic City
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,457 3,807.1 1,613.0 2,568.4
Murder 7 18.3 3.2 5.0
Robbery 131 342.3 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 127 331.8 117.4 246.8
Violent Crime 276 721.2 208.1 368.9
Burglary 116 303.1 215.9 376.0
Larceny 994 2,597.3 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 71 185.5 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 1,181 3,085.9 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Atlantic City

276
Violent Crimes
721.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
95.49%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 138.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Atlantic City each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Atlantic City is 721.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 95.49% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 246.58% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 208.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Atlantic City

1,181
Property Crimes
3,085.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
40.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Atlantic City each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Atlantic City is 3,085.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 40.30% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 119.65% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

Atlantic City Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Jersey.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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