Reported Annual Crime In Charlestown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharlestown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,111 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharlestown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.64.9
Rapen/an/an/a27.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a164.2101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a256.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)183 (estimate)457373
Burglaryn/an/an/a427.5491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a218.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)928 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charlestown is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.05 daily crimes that occur in Charlestown.
  • Charlestown is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charlestown you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charlestown has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Charlestown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charlestown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charlestown is 1 in 546
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charlestown is 1 in 108
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charlestown is 1 in 90

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

Charlestown police department

ItemCharlestownMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

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
North Star, DE7,6551759441,119
Townsend, DE2,5561769491,125
Pike Creek, DE8,1422111,1401,351
Perryman, MD2,5812311,1691,400
Rising Sun, MD2,8702331,1821,415
Charlestown, MD1,0851839281,111

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Frederica, DE1,0850726726
Oakland, OK1,0852111,4461,658
Geronimo, TX1,0851731,1911,365
Bowmanstown, PA1,085128739867
Glenwillow, OH1,08555489544
Charlestown, MD1,0851839281,111
Source: The Charlestown, 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.