Waldorf, MD
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The crime rate in Waldorf is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Waldorf is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Waldorf is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maryland, Waldorf has a crime rate that is higher than 68% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Waldorf has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Waldorf is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Waldorf occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Waldorf; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 231. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Waldorf's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Waldorf 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 Waldorf is one in 52.

Waldorf Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Waldorf Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

310

1,381

1,691

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.32

19.24

23.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Waldorf 4.32
Maryland 4.57

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 231

in Waldorf

1 in 219

in Maryland

Waldorf VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 71,762
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
Waldorf 19.24
Maryland 23.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Waldorf

1 in 43

in Maryland

Waldorf Property CRIMES

Population: 71,762
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

Waldorf Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waldorf 46
Maryland 57