Wildwood, NJ Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
354
Total Crimes
7,030.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
173.74%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Wildwood, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wildwood is 7,030.8 per 100,000 people. That's 173.74% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 335.89% 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.

Wildwood SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

How Does Wildwood Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Wildwood
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 354 7,030.8 1,613.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 10 198.6 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 29 576.0 117.4 246.8
Violent Crime 40 794.4 208.1 368.9
Burglary 39 774.6 215.9 376.0
Larceny 269 5,342.6 1,065.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 6 119.2 123.9 228.9
Property Crime 314 6,236.3 1,404.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Wildwood

40
Violent Crimes
794.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
115.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 125.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wildwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 480.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wildwood is 794.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 115.35% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 281.79% higher than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 208.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wildwood

314
Property Crimes
6,236.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
183.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 16.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wildwood each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wildwood is 6,236.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 183.53% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 343.90% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,404.9 per 100,000 people.

Wildwood Crime Compared To New Jersey Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Wildwood

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Vineland, NJ 60,330 2,279 3,777.6 3,349.9 427.6
Pleasantville, NJ 20,799 398 1,913.6 1,471.2 442.3
Ocean Pines, MD 12,244 66 539.0 424.7 114.3
Brigantine, NJ 8,896 130 1,461.3 1,450.1 11.2
Northfield, NJ 8,324 86 1,033.2 937.0 96.1
Absecon, NJ 8,252 198 2,399.4 2,193.4 206.0
Linwood, NJ 6,822 57 835.5 776.9 58.6
North Wildwood, NJ 3,816 180 4,717.0 4,376.3 340.7
Cape May, NJ 3,463 76 2,194.6 2,079.1 115.5
Wildwood Crest, NJ 3,116 68 2,182.3 1,957.6 224.6
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