Dunkirk, MD
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Dunkirk, 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

The crime rate in Dunkirk 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 Dunkirk is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Dunkirk is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Dunkirk has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Dunkirk to other communities of similar population, then Dunkirk crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Dunkirk does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

For Dunkirk, 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 Dunkirk than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2520, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Dunkirk's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Dunkirk a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Dunkirk is one in 54.

Dunkirk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Dunkirk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

47

48

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.40

18.65

19.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dunkirk 0.40
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,520

in Dunkirk

1 in 219

in Maryland

Dunkirk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,520
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
Dunkirk 18.65
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Dunkirk

1 in 43

in Maryland

Dunkirk Property CRIMES

Population: 2,520
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

Dunkirk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dunkirk 7
Maryland 57