Glen Burnie, MD
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With a crime rate of 47 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 21. Within Maryland, more than 95% 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 127.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Glen Burnie is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Glen Burnie, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Glen Burnie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Glen Burnie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

557

2,732

3,289

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.89

38.69

46.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glen Burnie 7.89
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 127

in Glen Burnie

1 in 219

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: 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
Glen Burnie 38.69
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Glen Burnie

1 in 43

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: 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

Glen Burnie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glen Burnie 182
Maryland 57