Reisterstown, MD
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The crime rate in Reisterstown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Reisterstown is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Reisterstown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Reisterstown has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Reisterstown 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 Reisterstown; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 266. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Reisterstown's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Reisterstown 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 Reisterstown is one in 49.

Reisterstown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Reisterstown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

100

540

640

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.76

20.30

24.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Reisterstown 3.76
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 266

in Reisterstown

1 in 219

in Maryland
Reisterstown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 26,599
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
Reisterstown 20.30
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Reisterstown

1 in 43

in Maryland
Reisterstown Property CRIMES
Population: 26,599
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

Reisterstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Reisterstown 124
Maryland 57