Rising Sun, MD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Rising Sun has an overall crime rate of 10 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rising Sun is 1 in 96. How does Rising Sun fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Rising Sun's crime rate is lower than approximately 68% of Maryland communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rising Sun 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 Rising Sun; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 464. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Rising Sun 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 Rising Sun than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 121.

Rising Sun Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Rising Sun Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

23

29

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.16

8.27

10.43

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.16
4.54
National Median: 4
    Rising Sun
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 464

in Rising Sun

1 in 220

in Maryland

Rising Sun VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,781
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.16

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.27
19.5
National Median: 21
    Rising Sun
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Rising Sun

1 in 51

in Maryland

Rising Sun Property CRIMES

Population: 2,781
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 20 0
Rate per 1,000 1.08 7.19 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Rising Sun Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
23
50
National Median: 28.3
    Rising Sun
    Maryland