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Crime Report for Belmar,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Belmar, is 0.7 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Belmar Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Belmar, has a violent crime rate of 544 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 342 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Belmar 544
NJ 342
National 676

Belmar, is in the 92% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 80% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 92% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Belmar, or said another way, 8% of cities in have crime rates higher than Belmar.


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Crime Belmar NJ Nation
Violent Crime Total 543.8 342.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 4.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 17.0 13.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 51.0 148.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 475.8 159.4 315
Property Crime Total 5250.6 2219.8 3726.9
Burglary 1614.3 456.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 3585.4 1563.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 51.0 234.4 382.3
Arson 17.0 13.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Belmar, has a property crime rate of 5250.6 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2219.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Belmar 5250.6
NJ 2219.8
National 3727



Belmar Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 95
National Percentile Rank - 88