Reported Annual Crime In Bowie

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowie/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime752n/a (estimate)1,2902,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowie/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a5.18.64.9
Rape3n/a5.127.738.6
Robbery19n/a32.6164.2101.9
Assault41n/a70.3256.7237.8
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)113457373
Burglary140n/a240.1427.5491.4
Theft500n/a857.61,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft46n/a78.9218.9220.2
Property crime686n/a (estimate)1,1772,3152,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bowie, MD is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 53% lower than the average of crimes committed in Maryland. It is also 55% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bowie, MD shows a crime rate that is 75% lower than the Maryland average. The crime rate is also 70% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bowie, MD is shown to be 49% lower than the Maryland average and 53% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bowie is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.53 daily crimes that occur in Bowie.
  • Bowie is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bowie you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bowie has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Bowie (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bowie, MD per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maryland and on a national scale. In Bowie, MD the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.15 times less than the Maryland average and 2.22 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bowie, MD is 4.04 times less than the Maryland average and 3.29 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bowie, MD has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.97 times less than the Maryland average and 2.11 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bowie (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bowie, MD area in comparison to other Maryland communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bowie, MD being safer than 78% of cities in Maryland and 73% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Maryland cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bowie, MD. In conclusion, Bowie, MD now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bowie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bowie is 1 in 884
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowie is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowie is 1 in 78
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bowie, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bowie, MD you have a 1 in 884 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bowie, MD.

Year Over Year Crime In Bowie (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Bowie, MD is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Bowie, MD has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Bowie, MD has decreased by 20%. The total crime rate in Bowie, MD has decreased by 20% year to year.

Bowie police department

ItemBowieMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)605,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.33.3
There are a total of 60 Bowie police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.7% less than the Maryland average and 67.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Maryland

StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
Maryland8,157149222
There are a total of 8,157 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 149 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 33% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brentwood, MD3,10731281312
Highland, MD1,04064325389
Fulton, MD2,11472363435
Herald Harbor, MD2,40372363435
Crownsville, MD2,07087439526
Bowie, MD56,3351131,1771,290

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Valdosta, GA56,3245304,2364,766
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Diamond Bar, CA56,2591021,4081,510
Lake Elsinore, CA56,2432213,0853,307
Fountain Valley, CA56,4401152,6432,758
Bowie, MD56,3351131,1771,290
Source: The Bowie, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.