Temple Hills, MD
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The crime rate in Temple Hills is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Temple Hills is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Temple Hills is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Temple Hills has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Temple Hills, 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 Temple Hills is one in 133.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Temple Hills's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Temple Hills 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 Temple Hills is one in 30.

Importantly, we found that Temple Hills 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 Temple Hills is one in 150.

Temple Hills Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Temple Hills Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

62

274

336

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.51

33.20

40.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Temple Hills 7.51
Maryland 4.57
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 133

in Temple Hills

1 in 219

in Maryland
Temple Hills VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,254
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
Temple Hills 33.20
Maryland 23.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Temple Hills

1 in 43

in Maryland
Temple Hills Property CRIMES
Population: 8,254
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

Temple Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Temple Hills 239
Maryland 57