District Heights, MD
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District Heights, 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 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in District Heights is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 68% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in District Heights is one in 96. Compared to communities within Maryland, District Heights‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 84% of the state's cities and towns.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in District Heights 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 District Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 293. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in District Heights 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 District Heights than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 143.

District Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

District Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

43

64

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.42

7.00

10.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
District Heights 3.42
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 293

in District Heights

1 in 219

in Maryland

District Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,144
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 11 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.79 1.63

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
District Heights 7.00
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 143

in District Heights

1 in 43

in Maryland

District Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 6,144
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 26 8
Rate per 1,000 1.46 4.23 1.30

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

District Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
District Heights 69
Maryland 57