Bellmawr, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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About Bellmawr

Bellmawr is located in Camden County, with a population of 11,462. This makes it the 212th most populous city in New Jersey. It has an average income of $50,784.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 8 reported major violent crimes (0.000702 per person) and 344 reported major property crimes in Bellmawr (0.030165 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 Bellmawr.

Crime Rates Compared to New Jersey

When it comes to major violent crimes, Bellmawr has 0.000702 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002554 violent crimes per person statewide.

Bellmawr has 0.030165 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.016265 per person statewide.


Bellmawr Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 212th
  • Violent Crimes: 92nd (229th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 73rd (297th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 61st (110th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 97th (46th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 61st (27th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 107th (62nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 52nd (65th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,974th
  • Violent Crimes: 625th (4,085th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 484th (3,795th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 336th (1,363rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,439th (2,191st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 630th (1,017th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,313th (2,591st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 501st (1,980th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Camden County (2015)

  • Population: 9th
  • Violent Crimes: 13th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 16th (32nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 13th (15th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (8th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (7th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (9th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 11,462
  • Households: 4,444
  • Median Income: $50,784
  • Land Area: 2.984 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.122 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Bellmawr, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 0 0
Agg. Assault 3 2
Robbery 6 6
Burglary 59 98
Vehicle Thefts 10 15
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in Bellmawr, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 2
Robbery 6

Property Crimes in Bellmawr, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 98
Larceny 231
Motor Vehicle Theft 15
Arson 0

Agg. Assault in Bellmawr, NJ

Year Agg. Assault
2006 8
2007 11
2008 14
2009 9
2010 10
2011 13
2012 14
2013 7
2014 3
2015 2

Violent Crimes in Bellmawr, NJ

Year Violent Crimes
2006 13
2007 17
2008 22
2009 13
2010 18
2011 23
2012 21
2013 16
2014 9
2015 8

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Bellmawr 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 Bellmawr 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 Bellmawr 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.


Agg. Assault in the state of New Jersey

Year Agg. Assault
2006 15650
2007 14622
2008 14152
2009 14122
2010 13885
2011 13608
2012 12919
2013 12071
2014 11225
2015 11414

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