College Park, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

College Park has an overall crime rate of 11 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 College Park is 1 in 89. How does College Park fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? College Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 53% of Maryland communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that College Park'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 College Park is one in 755.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in College Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

College Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

College Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

46

345

391

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

9.93

11.26

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.32
3.92
National Median: 4
    College Park
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 755

in College Park

1 in 255

in Maryland

College Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 34,740
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
9.93
15.78
National Median: 19
    College Park
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in College Park

1 in 63

in Maryland

College Park Property CRIMES

Population: 34,740
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

College Park Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
69
42
National Median: 26.9
    College Park
    Maryland