Severna Park, MD
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Severna Park, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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 Severna Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Severna Park is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Severna Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Severna Park has a crime rate that is higher than 58% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 586.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Severna Park's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Severna 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 Severna Park is one in 58.

Severna Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Severna Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

67

676

743

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.71

17.20

18.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Severna Park 1.71
Maryland 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 586

in Severna Park

1 in 212

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: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Severna Park 17.20
Maryland 22.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Severna Park

1 in 44

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: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Severna Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Severna Park 38
Maryland 57