Clinton, MD
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Clinton, MD crime analytics


The crime rate in Clinton 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 Clinton is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Clinton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Clinton 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, Clinton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Clinton 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 Clinton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 347. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Clinton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Clinton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Clinton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

109

591

700

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.88

15.63

18.51

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Clinton 2.88
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 347

in Clinton

1 in 219

in Maryland

Clinton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,812
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
Clinton 15.63
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Clinton

1 in 43

in Maryland

Clinton Property CRIMES

Population: 37,812
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

Clinton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Clinton 28
Maryland 57