Suitland, MD
Crime Rates



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Suitland, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Suitland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Suitland is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Suitland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Suitland has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Suitland, 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 Suitland is one in 187.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Suitland's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Suitland 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 Suitland is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Suitland 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 Suitland is one in 148.

Suitland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Suitland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

145

875

1,020

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.34

32.23

37.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Suitland 5.34
Maryland 5.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 187

in Suitland

1 in 200

in Maryland

Suitland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,147
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Suitland 32.23
Maryland 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Suitland

1 in 45

in Maryland

Suitland Property CRIMES

Population: 27,147
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Suitland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Suitland 240
Maryland 57