Glen Burnie, MD
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Glen Burnie, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 of 41 per one thousand residents, Glen Burnie has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 25. Within Maryland, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Glen Burnie.

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

For Glen Burnie, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Glen Burnie is one in 124.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Glen Burnie's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Glen Burnie 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 Glen Burnie is one in 31.

Glen Burnie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Glen Burnie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

571

2,302

2,873

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.09

32.60

40.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Burnie 8.09
Maryland 5.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 124

in Glen Burnie

1 in 200

in Maryland

Glen Burnie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 70,619
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Burnie 32.60
Maryland 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Glen Burnie

1 in 45

in Maryland

Glen Burnie Property CRIMES

Population: 70,619
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Glen Burnie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glen Burnie 159
Maryland 57