Burtonsville, MD
Crime Rates




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Burtonsville, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Burtonsville is safer than 60% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Maryland, only on the order of 26% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Burtonsville. If you live in Burtonsville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 81. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Burtonsville has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Burtonsville 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 Burtonsville 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 Burtonsville.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Burtonsville'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 Burtonsville is one in 879.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Burtonsville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Burtonsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Burtonsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

99

109

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.14

11.26

12.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burtonsville 1.14
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 879

in Burtonsville

1 in 219

in Maryland

Burtonsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,794
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
Burtonsville 11.26
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Burtonsville

1 in 43

in Maryland

Burtonsville Property CRIMES

Population: 8,794
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

Burtonsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Burtonsville 13
Maryland 57