Crisfield, MD
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Crisfield is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Crisfield is one in 86. Compared to communities within Maryland, Crisfield‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 77% of the state's cities and towns.

How does the crime rate in Crisfield compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Crisfield with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Crisfield's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Crisfield 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 Crisfield.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Crisfield 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 Crisfield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 443. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Crisfield 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 Crisfield than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 106.

Crisfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Crisfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

25

31

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.26

9.42

11.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Crisfield 2.26
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 443

in Crisfield

1 in 219

in Maryland
Crisfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,655
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.38 0.38 1.51
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
Crisfield 9.42
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 106

in Crisfield

1 in 43

in Maryland
Crisfield Property CRIMES
Population: 2,655
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 19 1
Rate per 1,000 1.88 7.16 0.38
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

Crisfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Crisfield 16
Maryland 57

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