Seat Pleasant, MD
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Seat Pleasant, 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 Seat Pleasant is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Seat Pleasant is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Seat Pleasant is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Seat Pleasant has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Seat Pleasant, 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 Seat Pleasant is one in 133.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Seat Pleasant experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Seat Pleasant's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Seat Pleasant 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 Seat Pleasant is one in 49.

Importantly, we found that Seat Pleasant 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 Seat Pleasant is one in 319.

Seat Pleasant Crime Data

 

Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Seat Pleasant Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

98

134

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.53

20.50

28.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Seat Pleasant 7.53
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 133

in Seat Pleasant

1 in 219

in Maryland

Seat Pleasant VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,780
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 10 25
Rate per 1,000 0.21 0.00 2.09 5.23

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
Seat Pleasant 20.50
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Seat Pleasant

1 in 43

in Maryland

Seat Pleasant Property CRIMES

Population: 4,780
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 56 15
Rate per 1,000 5.65 11.72 3.14

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

Seat Pleasant Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Seat Pleasant 184
Maryland 57

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