Suitland, MD
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With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Suitland has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 20. Within Maryland, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Suitland.

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 126.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Suitland is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Suitland, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

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 123.

Suitland Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Suitland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

216

1,154

1,370

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.96

42.51

50.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Suitland 7.96
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 126

in Suitland

1 in 219

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: 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
Suitland 42.51
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Suitland

1 in 43

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: 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

Suitland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Suitland 322
Maryland 57