Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,605 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a171.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a263.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)275 (estimate)472386
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a196.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,330 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairwood, MD5,756154743896
Annapolis Neck, MD10,6491808701,050
Highland Beach, MD1141919231,113
Kent Narrows, MD5151919231,113
Grasonville, MD3,4122321,1231,355
Severna Park, MD38,5142491,2041,453
Rock Hall, MD1,204771,3821,459
Chester, MD4,9442751,3301,605

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.4 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 1%.

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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 364
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 63

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairfield, IL4,9444182,1722,590
Eagar, AZ4,9431231,0491,172
Needles, CA4,9459383,2144,152
Medina, TX4,9474512,8683,318
Circle Pines, MN4,9471571,3741,531
Chester, MD4,9442751,3301,605
Source: The Chester, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.