Riverdale Park, MD
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The crime rate in Riverdale Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Riverdale Park is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Riverdale Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Riverdale Park has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Riverdale Park, 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 Riverdale Park is one in 140.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Riverdale Park's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Riverdale Park 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 Riverdale Park is one in 50.

Riverdale Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Riverdale Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

52

145

197

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.12

19.85

26.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Riverdale Park 7.12
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 140

in Riverdale Park

1 in 219

in Maryland
Riverdale Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,305
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 11 39
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 1.51 5.34
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
Riverdale Park 19.85
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Riverdale Park

1 in 43

in Maryland
Riverdale Park Property CRIMES
Population: 7,305
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 117 14
Rate per 1,000 1.92 16.02 1.92
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

Riverdale Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Riverdale Park 118
Maryland 57