New Carrollton, MD
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New Carrollton, MD crime analytics


The crime rate in New Carrollton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 New Carrollton is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, New Carrollton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, New Carrollton has a crime rate that is higher than 65% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in New Carrollton compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared New Carrollton with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether New Carrollton'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 New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 232. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Carrollton's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton is one in 58.

Importantly, we found that New Carrollton has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in New Carrollton is one in 355.

New Carrollton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

New Carrollton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

55

221

276

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.30

17.28

21.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Carrollton 4.30
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 232

in New Carrollton

1 in 219

in Maryland

New Carrollton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,786
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 14 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 1.09 3.13

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
New Carrollton 17.28
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in New Carrollton

1 in 43

in Maryland

New Carrollton Property CRIMES

Population: 12,786
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 159 36
Rate per 1,000 2.03 12.44 2.82

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

New Carrollton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Carrollton 181
Maryland 57