Severna Park, MD
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Severna Park has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Severna Park is 1 in 61. How does Severna Park fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Severna Park's crime rate is lower than approximately 55% of Maryland communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Severna Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Severna Park 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 Severna 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 Severna Park.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Severna Park's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Severna Park is one in 561.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Severna Park; 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.

Severna Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Severna Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

70

571

641

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.78

14.53

16.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Severna Park 1.78
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 561

in Severna Park

1 in 219

in Maryland
Severna Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 39,292
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
Severna Park 14.53
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Severna Park

1 in 43

in Maryland
Severna Park Property CRIMES
Population: 39,292
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

Severna Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Severna Park 33
Maryland 57