Severn, MD
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The crime rate in Severn is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Severn is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Severn is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Severn has a crime rate that is higher than 59% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Severn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Severn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Severn 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 Severn.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Severn 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 Severn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 236. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Severn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Severn Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Severn Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

196

709

905

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.24

15.35

19.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Severn 4.24
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 236

in Severn

1 in 219

in Maryland
Severn VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 46,180
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
Severn 15.35
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Severn

1 in 43

in Maryland
Severn Property CRIMES
Population: 46,180
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

Severn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Severn 51
Maryland 57