Mount Airy, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Mount Airy has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Mount Airy is 1 in 73. How does Mount Airy fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Mount Airy's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Maryland communities.

How does the crime rate in Mount Airy compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mount Airy with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mount Airy's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy.

For Mount Airy, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Mount Airy than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1576, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Airy; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Airy Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Mount Airy Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

123

129

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.63

13.00

13.64

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.63
4.54
National Median: 4
    Mount Airy
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,576

in Mount Airy

1 in 220

in Maryland

Mount Airy VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,458
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.63

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.0
19.5
National Median: 21
    Mount Airy
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Mount Airy

1 in 51

in Maryland

Mount Airy Property CRIMES

Population: 9,458
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 102 4
Rate per 1,000 1.80 10.78 0.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Mount Airy Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
31
50
National Median: 28.3
    Mount Airy
    Maryland