Pennsauken Township, NJ Criminal and Public Records

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About Pennsauken Township

Pennsauken Township is located in Camden County, with a population of 35,628. This makes it the 65th most populous city in New Jersey. It has an average income of $63,279.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 108 reported major violent crimes (0.003048 per person) and 1,063 reported major property crimes in Pennsauken Township (0.030004 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 Pennsauken Township.

Crime Rates Compared to New Jersey

When it comes to major violent crimes, Pennsauken Township has 0.003048 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.002554 violent crimes per person statewide.

Pennsauken Township has 0.030004 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.016265 per person statewide.


Pennsauken Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 65th
  • Violent Crimes: 31st (48th per 100k)
  • Rape: 22nd (138th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 32nd (53rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 28th (42nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 25th (47th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 23rd (54th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 29th (58th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 16th (17th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (87th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,104th
  • Violent Crimes: 525th (2,204th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 188th (1,341st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 427th (2,419th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 296th (722nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 851st (2,210th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 510th (1,781st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 836th (2,400th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 423rd (1,042nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (778th per 100k)

In Camden County (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (9th per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (8th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (9th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (10th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (9th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 35,628
  • Households: 12,065
  • Median Income: $63,279
  • Land Area: 10.479 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.648 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Pennsauken Township, NJ Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 1 3
Agg. Assault 36 59
Robbery 45 46
Burglary 244 219
Vehicle Thefts 60 93
Arson 0 2

Violent Crimes in Pennsauken Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 3
Aggravated Assault 59
Robbery 46

Property Crimes in Pennsauken Township, NJ in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 219
Larceny 751
Motor Vehicle Theft 93
Arson 2

Rape in Pennsauken Township, NJ

Year Rape
2006 16
2007 4
2008 10
2009 13
2010 9
2011 7
2012 5
2013 6
2014 1
2015 3

Property Crimes in Pennsauken Township, NJ

Year Property Crimes
2006 1366
2007 1514
2008 1441
2009 1183
2010 1257
2011 1365
2012 1247
2013 1128
2014 977
2015 1063

New Jersey Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Pennsauken Township 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
Murder 349 363
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 Pennsauken Township 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 Pennsauken Township 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.


Rape in the state of New Jersey

Year Rape
2006 1237
2007 1050
2008 1122
2009 1041
2010 981
2011 1006
2012 1035
2013 1981
2014 2227
2015 2392

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