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Crime Report for Gloucester Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Gloucester Township, is 1.5 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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Gloucester Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Gloucester Township, has a violent crime rate of 326 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

Gloucester Township 326
NJ 342
National 676

Gloucester Township, is in the 82% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 65% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 82% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Gloucester Township, or said another way, 18% of cities in have crime rates higher than Gloucester Township.


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Crime Gloucester Township NJ Nation
Violent Crime Total 326.4 342.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 4.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 43.1 13.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 92.4 148.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 190.9 159.4 315
Property Crime Total 2665.3 2219.8 3726.9
Burglary 782.2 456.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 1684.5 1563.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 198.6 234.4 382.3
Arson 30.8 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.


Gloucester Township, has a property crime rate of 2665.3 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

Gloucester Township 2665.3
NJ 2219.8
National 3727



Gloucester Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 77
National Percentile Rank - 56