Olney, MD
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 11 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Olney is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 66% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Olney is one in 91. Compared to communities within Maryland, Olney‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 82% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Olney has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Olney is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Olney 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 Olney.

For Olney, 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 Olney than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1623, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Olney is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Olney than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 97.

Olney Crime Data

 
Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Olney Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

369

391

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

10.33

10.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Olney 0.62
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,623

in Olney

1 in 219

in Maryland
Olney VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 35,713
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
Olney 10.33
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 97

in Olney

1 in 43

in Maryland
Olney Property CRIMES
Population: 35,713
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

Olney Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Olney 24
Maryland 57