Oxon Hill, MD
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Oxon Hill, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Oxon Hill is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Oxon Hill is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Oxon Hill is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Oxon Hill has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Oxon Hill, 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 Oxon Hill is one in 121.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oxon Hill's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Oxon Hill 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 Oxon Hill is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Oxon Hill 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 Oxon Hill is one in 165.

Oxon Hill Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Oxon Hill Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

154

579

733

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.27

31.08

39.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oxon Hill 8.27
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 121

in Oxon Hill

1 in 219

in Maryland

Oxon Hill VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,629
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
Oxon Hill 31.08
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Oxon Hill

1 in 43

in Maryland

Oxon Hill Property CRIMES

Population: 18,629
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

Oxon Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oxon Hill 111
Maryland 57