Ocean City, NJ Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
342
Total Crimes
3,139.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.83%
Above National Average
452 out of 488
In New Jersey
7,354 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Ocean City, NJ?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ocean City is 3,139.6 per 100,000 people. That's 33.83% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 131.95% higher than the New Jersey total crime rate of 1,353.6 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.

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Ocean City SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ocean City
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 342 3,139.6 1,353.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 2 18.4 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 5 45.9 127.9 279.7
Violent Crime 8 73.4 195.4 387.8
Burglary 39 358.0 146.2 314.2
Larceny 287 2,634.7 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 73.4 115.7 246.0
Property Crime 334 3,066.2 1,158.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Ocean City

8
Violent Crimes
73.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-81.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,361.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ocean City each year. That compares to a 1 in 511.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ocean City is 73.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -81.06% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.41% lower than the New Jersey violent crime rate of 195.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ocean City

334
Property Crimes
3,066.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
56.58%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ocean City each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ocean City is 3,066.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 56.58% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 164.74% higher than the New Jersey property crime rate of 1,158.2 per 100,000 people.

Ocean 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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