WOOLWICH TWP. — According to ValuePenguin, Woolwich Township and Swedesboro were named as the fourteenth safest city in New Jersey. Because the Woolwich Township Police Department covers both the Township and Swedesboro, all the police data is combined so Woolwich and Swedesboro are considered Woolwich Township in this survey.
East Greenwich ranked of 93, Harrison Township ranked 100, and Logan Township ranked 222.
The survey included crime metrics across 353 cities in the state using statistics from the 2013 FBI Crime Report. Municipalities of less than 5,000 were excluded. The study factored in population and different types of crimes to arrive at this list. The data reflected violent and property crimes per 100 thousand.
Logan Township ranked 222 because of more reported violent crimes in proportion to its population.
The top 10 towns in the survey were listed in order as New Hanover Township, Old Tappan, Tewksbury Township, Chatham Township, Park Ridge, Byram Township, Emerson, Wyckoff Township, Waldwick, Norwood.
ValuePengin is a research company that surveys to give consumer value on a variety of subjects.