The FBI Uniform Crime Report recently released violent crime rates by city.

According to the report from 2015-2016 New Jersey has seen a 4.2% decline in violent crimes.

According to the FBI violent crimes include:

...murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault...also [counting] property crimes of burglary, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft in the category.

Which South Jersey Towns are in the top 50 in New Jersey? (Numbers based in incidents per 1,000 people)

  1. Wildwood 13.09 (#3 on the overall list)
  2. Salem 10.09 (#5 on the overall list)
  3. Brooklawn 10.4 (#6 on the overall list)
  4. Bridgeton 9.006 (#10 on the overall list)
  5. Penns Grove 8.3 (#11 on the overall list)
  6. Millville 7.9 (#14 on the overall list)
  7. Lawnside 6.5 (#19 on the overall list)
  8. Lindenwold 6.4 (#20 on the overall list)
  9. Hi-Nella 5.8 (#21 on the overall list)
  10. Pleasantville 5.4 (#24 on the overall list)
  11. Chesilhurst 4.9 (#26 on the overall list)
  12. Vineland 4.8 (#27 on the overall list)
  13. Wildwood Crest 4.74 (#29 on the overall list)
  14. Buena 4.2 (#31 on the overall list)
  15. Paulsboro 3.7 (#34 on the overall list)
  16. West Wildwood 3.53 (#36 on the overall list)
  17. Woodbury 3.52 (#37 on the overall list)
  18. Carney's Point Township 3.457 (#39 on the overall list)
  19. Somers Point 3.28 (#43 on the overall list)
  20. South Toms River 3.21 (#47 on the overall list)
  21. Woodlynne 3.08 (#49 on the overall list)
  22. Egg Harbor City 3.06 (#50 on the overall list)

Get the full list of the 50 most violent towns in New Jersey here.


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