Upper Marlboro, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Upper Marlboro is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 Upper Marlboro is 1 in 59. Based on FBI crime data, Upper Marlboro is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Upper Marlboro has a crime rate that is higher than 67% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Upper Marlboro has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Upper Marlboro's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Upper Marlboro's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro is one in 59.

Upper Marlboro Crime Data

 

Crime Index

35

(100 is safest)


Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Upper Marlboro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

11

11

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

16.87

16.87

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
3.92
National Median: 4
    Upper Marlboro
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Upper Marlboro

1 in 255

in Maryland

Upper Marlboro VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 652
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
16.87
15.78
National Median: 19
    Upper Marlboro
    Maryland

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Upper Marlboro

1 in 63

in Maryland

Upper Marlboro Property CRIMES

Population: 652
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Upper Marlboro Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
26
42
National Median: 26.9
    Upper Marlboro
    Maryland