Frostburg, MD
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The crime rate in Frostburg is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Frostburg is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Frostburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Frostburg has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Frostburg to other communities of similar population, then Frostburg crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Frostburg 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 Frostburg 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 Frostburg.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Frostburg's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Frostburg is one in 963.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Frostburg's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Frostburg 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 Frostburg is one in 40.

Frostburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Frostburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

216

225

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.04

24.92

25.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Frostburg 1.04
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 963

in Frostburg

1 in 219

in Maryland
Frostburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,667
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.81
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
Frostburg 24.92
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Frostburg

1 in 43

in Maryland
Frostburg Property CRIMES
Population: 8,667
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 163 5
Rate per 1,000 5.54 18.81 0.58
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

Frostburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Frostburg 66
Maryland 57