Clarksburg, MD
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Clarksburg, 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

Clarksburg is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 83% of the communities in Maryland, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Clarksburg is one in 92 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

For Clarksburg, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Clarksburg than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1614, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Clarksburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Clarksburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 97.

Clarksburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Clarksburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

149

158

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

10.26

10.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Clarksburg 0.62
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,614

in Clarksburg

1 in 219

in Maryland

Clarksburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,526
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
Clarksburg 10.26
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 97

in Clarksburg

1 in 43

in Maryland

Clarksburg Property CRIMES

Population: 14,526
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

Clarksburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Clarksburg 19
Maryland 57