Berlin, MD
Crime Rates




Safest

Safest Berlin neighborhoods




Berlin, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Berlin has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Berlin is 1 in 56. How does Berlin fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Berlin's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Maryland communities.

However, when you compare Berlin to other communities of similar population, then Berlin crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Berlin does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Berlin 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 Berlin.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Berlin's violent crime rate is 1 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 Berlin is one in 906.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Berlin's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Berlin 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 Berlin is one in 60.

Berlin Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Berlin Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

76

81

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

16.78

17.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berlin 1.10
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 906

in Berlin

1 in 219

in Maryland

Berlin VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,529
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.44 0.66

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
Berlin 16.78
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Berlin

1 in 43

in Maryland

Berlin Property CRIMES

Population: 4,529
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 62 1
Rate per 1,000 2.87 13.69 0.22

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

Berlin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Berlin 26
Maryland 57