Derwood, MD
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Derwood, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Derwood is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 67% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Derwood is one in 93. Compared to communities within Maryland, Derwood‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 83% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Derwood, 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 Derwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1257, 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 Derwood 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 Derwood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Derwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

67

(100 is safest)


Safer than 67% of U.S. Cities

Derwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

25

27

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.80

9.95

10.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Derwood 0.80
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,257

in Derwood

1 in 219

in Maryland

Derwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,513
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
Derwood 9.95
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Derwood

1 in 43

in Maryland

Derwood Property CRIMES

Population: 2,513
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

Derwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Derwood 43
Maryland 57