Joppa, MD
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Joppa, MD crime analytics


Joppa has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Joppa is 1 in 67. How does Joppa fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Joppa's crime rate is lower than approximately 59% of Maryland communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Joppa has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Joppa is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Joppa 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 Joppa.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Joppa 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 Joppa; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 311. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Joppa; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Joppa Crime Data

 
Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Joppa Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

54

197

251

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.21

11.72

14.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Joppa 3.21
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 311

in Joppa

1 in 219

in Maryland
Joppa VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,816
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
Joppa 11.72
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in Joppa

1 in 43

in Maryland
Joppa Property CRIMES
Population: 16,816
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

Joppa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Joppa 16
Maryland 57