Middle River, MD
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The crime rate in Middle River is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Middle River is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Middle River is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Middle River has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Middle River, 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 Middle River is one in 154.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Middle River's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Middle River 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 Middle River is one in 35.

Middle River Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Middle River Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

168

741

909

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.49

28.64

35.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middle River 6.49
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 154

in Middle River

1 in 219

in Maryland

Middle River VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,876
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
Middle River 28.64
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Middle River

1 in 43

in Maryland

Middle River Property CRIMES

Population: 25,876
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

Middle River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middle River 107
Maryland 57