Linthicum Heights, MD
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The crime rate in Linthicum Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Linthicum Heights is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Linthicum Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Linthicum Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Linthicum Heights 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 Linthicum Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 215. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Linthicum Heights's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Linthicum Heights 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 Linthicum Heights is one in 44.

Linthicum Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Linthicum Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

52

253

305

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.64

22.60

27.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Linthicum Heights 4.64
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 215

in Linthicum Heights

1 in 219

in Maryland
Linthicum Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,197
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
Linthicum Heights 22.60
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Linthicum Heights

1 in 43

in Maryland
Linthicum Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 11,197
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

Linthicum Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Linthicum Heights 18
Maryland 57