Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,615 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/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)266 (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)1,349 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.42 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 376
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 62

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterMarylandNational
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
Fairwood, MD5,249149753901
Annapolis Neck, MD11,2661748821,056
Highland Beach, MD1031859351,120
Kent Narrows, MD4361859351,120
Centreville, MD4,4511511,1191,270
Chester, MD4,5202661,3491,615

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berlin, MD4,520661,4891,554
Arabi, LA4,5213872,4022,789
Bealeton, VA4,5211341,2711,405
Ardsley, NY4,51999417515
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,519111680791
Chester, MD4,5202661,3491,615
Source: The Chester, 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.