North East, MD
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The crime rate in North East is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 North East is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, North East is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, North East has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For North East, 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 North East than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1241, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North East's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes North East 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 North East is one in 34.

North East Crime Data

 
Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

North East Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

109

112

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.81

29.28

30.08

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North East 0.81
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,241

in North East

1 in 219

in Maryland
North East VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,723
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.81 0.00
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
North East 29.28
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in North East

1 in 43

in Maryland
North East Property CRIMES
Population: 3,723
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 95 2
Rate per 1,000 3.22 25.52 0.54
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

North East Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North East 54
Maryland 57