Fort Meade, MD
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Fort Meade has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Fort Meade is 1 in 56. How does Fort Meade fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Fort Meade's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Maryland communities.

How does the crime rate in Fort Meade compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Fort Meade with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Fort Meade'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 Fort Meade 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 Fort Meade.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fort Meade 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 Fort Meade; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 336. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fort Meade; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fort Meade Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Fort Meade Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

144

173

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.98

14.79

17.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Meade 2.98
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 336

in Fort Meade

1 in 219

in Maryland

Fort Meade VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,738
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
Fort Meade 14.79
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Fort Meade

1 in 43

in Maryland

Fort Meade Property CRIMES

Population: 9,738
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

Fort Meade Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Meade 21
Maryland 57