Cheverly, MD
Crime Rates


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Cheverly, MD crime analytics

The crime rate in Cheverly is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Cheverly is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Cheverly is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Cheverly has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Cheverly to other communities of similar population, then Cheverly crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Cheverly 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 Cheverly 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 Cheverly.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cheverly occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Cheverly; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 282. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cheverly's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Cheverly 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 Cheverly is one in 40.

Importantly, we found that Cheverly has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Cheverly is one in 249.

Cheverly Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Cheverly Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Cheverly 3.55
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 282

in Cheverly

1 in 219

in Maryland
Population: 6,485
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 9 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.39 2.16
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)

Cheverly 24.83
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Cheverly

1 in 43

in Maryland
Cheverly Property CRIMES
Population: 6,485
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 107 26
Rate per 1,000 4.32 16.50 4.01
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

Cheverly Crimes Per Square Mile

Cheverly 136
Maryland 57