Collingswood, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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Collingswood Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 181st
  • Violent Crimes: 80th (127th per 100k)
  • Rape: 23rd (111th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 71st (266th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 53rd (57th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 97th (73rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 86th (96th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 93rd (66th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 46th (51st per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,575th
  • Violent Crimes: 613th (3,414th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,283rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 482nd (3,686th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 328th (932nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,439th (2,954th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 671st (2,840th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,278th (2,818th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 495th (1,808th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Camden County (2015)

  • Population: 8th
  • Violent Crimes: 10th (18th per 100k)
  • Rape: 5th (7th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 14th (30th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (17th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (22nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 8th (12th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 5th (8th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 14,000
  • Households: 6,029
  • Median Income: $60,777
  • Land Area: 1.83 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.115 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Collingswood, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 4 2
Agg. Assault 3 4
Robbery 16 14
Burglary 78 57
Vehicle Thefts 19 21
Arson 1 0

Violent Crimes in Collingswood, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 4
Robbery 14

Property Crimes in Collingswood, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 57
Larceny 266
Motor Vehicle Theft 21
Arson 0

Agg. Assault in Collingswood, NJ

Year Agg. Assault
2006 15
2007 8
2008 21
2009 15
2010 12
2011 10
2012 5
2013 13
2014 3
2015 4

Larceny in Collingswood, NJ

Year Larceny
2006 315
2007 305
2008 309
2009 359
2010 334
2011 417
2012 364
2013 245
2014 218
2015 266

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Collingswood, NJ included 20 violent crimes and 344 property crimes. The 20 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 4 aggravated assaults, 2 forcible rapes, and 14 robberies. The 344 property crimes included: 21 motor vehicle thefts, 57 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 266 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Collingswood, NJ which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

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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

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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