Princess Anne, MD
Crime Rates


Safest Princess Anne neighborhoods

Princess Anne, MD crime analytics

With a crime rate of 75 per one thousand residents, Princess Anne has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 13. Within Maryland, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Princess Anne.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,303, Princess Anne has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Princess Anne does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Princess Anne.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Princess Anne 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 Princess Anne.

For Princess Anne, 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 Princess Anne is one in 73.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Princess Anne is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Princess Anne, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 61 per one thousand population.

Princess Anne Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Princess Anne Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Princess Anne 13.62
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 73

in Princess Anne

1 in 219

in Maryland
Population: 3,303
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 7 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 3.33 2.12 8.17
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)

Princess Anne 61.46
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Princess Anne

1 in 43

in Maryland
Princess Anne Property CRIMES
Population: 3,303
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 69 130 4
Rate per 1,000 20.89 39.36 1.21
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

Princess Anne Crimes Per Square Mile

Princess Anne 147
Maryland 57

Popular Neighborhoods in Princess Anne

Zip Codes in Princess Anne, MD