Arnold, MD
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The crime rate in Arnold is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Arnold is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Arnold is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Arnold has a crime rate that is higher than 53% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Arnold has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Arnold is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Arnold does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Arnold.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Arnold's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Arnold is one in 548.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Arnold's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Arnold a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Arnold is one in 60.

Arnold Crime Data

 
Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Arnold Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

405

449

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

16.79

18.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arnold 1.82
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 548

in Arnold

1 in 219

in Maryland
Arnold VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,124
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Arnold 16.79
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Arnold

1 in 43

in Maryland
Arnold Property CRIMES
Population: 24,124
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Arnold Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Arnold 33
Maryland 57