Barrington, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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About Barrington

Barrington is located in Camden County, with a population of 6,817. This makes it the 311th most populous city in New Jersey. It has an average income of $61,711.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 5 reported major violent crimes (0.000738 per person) and 88 reported major property crimes in Barrington (0.012983 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Barrington.

Crime Rates Compared to New Jersey

When it comes to major violent crimes, Barrington has 0.000738 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002554 violent crimes per person statewide.

Barrington has 0.012983 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.016265 per person statewide.


Barrington Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 311th
  • Violent Crimes: 95th (220th per 100k)
  • Rape: 24th (107th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 74th (308th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 64th (128th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 225th (216th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 123rd (179th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 202nd (207th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 65th (252nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 4,075th
  • Violent Crimes: 628th (4,051st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,278th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,822nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 339th (1,445th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,694th (5,454th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 710th (3,792nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,476th (5,151st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 514th (2,952nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Camden County (2015)

  • Population: 19th
  • Violent Crimes: 16th (27th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 17th (33rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (20th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 23rd (32nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 22nd (31st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 23rd (27th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 16th (25th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 6,817
  • Households: 2,790
  • Median Income: $61,711
  • Land Area: 1.581 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Barrington, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 3 1
Agg. Assault 0 1
Robbery 1 3
Burglary 20 18
Vehicle Thefts 1 2
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Barrington, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 1
Robbery 3

Property Crimes in Barrington, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 18
Larceny 68
Motor Vehicle Theft 2
Arson 0

Robbery in Barrington, NJ

Year Robbery
2006 2
2007 0
2008 3
2009 3
2010 2
2011 2
2012 0
2013 0
2014 1
2015 3

Rape in Barrington, NJ

Year Rape
2006 1
2007 2
2008 1
2009 2
2010 0
2011 1
2012 0
2013 2
2014 3
2015 1

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Barrington is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 23346 22879
Rape 2227 2392
Agg. Assault 11225 11414
Robbery 10498 9729
Property Crimes 154993 145701
Burglary 31710 27960
Larceny 111578 105963
Vehicle Thefts 11705 11778
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Barrington compares to the rest of New Jersey or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Barrington is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of New Jersey or nationwide.


Robbery in the state of New Jersey

Year Robbery
2006 13357
2007 12549
2008 12701
2009 11639
2010 11818
2011 12209
2012 11385
2013 12082
2014 10498
2015 9729

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