Sykesville, MD
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Sykesville has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Sykesville is 1 in 80. How does Sykesville fare compared to other communities in Maryland of all population sizes? Sykesville's crime rate is lower than approximately 73% of Maryland communities.

How does the crime rate in Sykesville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Sykesville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Sykesville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Sykesville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Sykesville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4412, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sykesville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Sykesville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Sykesville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

54

55

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

12.24

12.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sykesville 0.23
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,412

in Sykesville

1 in 219

in Maryland
Sykesville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,412
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.23
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
Sykesville 12.24
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 82

in Sykesville

1 in 43

in Maryland
Sykesville Property CRIMES
Population: 4,412
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 42 3
Rate per 1,000 2.04 9.52 0.68
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

Sykesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sykesville 35
Maryland 57