Indian Head, MD
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The crime rate in Indian Head is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Indian Head is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Indian Head is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Indian Head has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Indian Head, 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 Indian Head is one in 175.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Indian Head's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Indian Head 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 Indian Head is one in 45.

Indian Head Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Indian Head Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

85

107

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.70

22.04

27.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indian Head 5.70
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 175

in Indian Head

1 in 219

in Maryland
Indian Head VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,857
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
Indian Head 22.04
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Indian Head

1 in 43

in Maryland
Indian Head Property CRIMES
Population: 3,857
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

Indian Head Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indian Head 87
Maryland 57