Upper Marlboro, MD
Crime Rates



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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 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Upper Marlboro is safer than 79% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Maryland, only on the order of 11% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Upper Marlboro. If you live in Upper Marlboro, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 135. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36.

How does the crime rate in Upper Marlboro compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Upper Marlboro with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Upper Marlboro'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 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Upper Marlboro's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Upper Marlboro is one in 673.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Upper Marlboro is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Upper Marlboro than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 168.

Upper Marlboro Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Upper Marlboro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.49

5.94

7.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Upper Marlboro 1.49
Maryland 5.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 673

in Upper Marlboro

1 in 200

in Maryland

Upper Marlboro VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 673
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
Upper Marlboro 5.94
Maryland 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 168

in Upper Marlboro

1 in 45

in Maryland

Upper Marlboro Property CRIMES

Population: 673
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

Upper Marlboro Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Upper Marlboro 12
Maryland 57