Reported Annual Crime In Cumberland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCumberland/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,474n/a (estimate)7,3352,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCumberland/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.08.64.9
Rape13n/a64.727.738.6
Robbery40n/a199.1164.2101.9
Assault90n/a447.9256.7237.8
Violent crime144n/a (estimate)717457373
Burglary280n/a1,393.4427.5491.4
Theft1,025n/a5,100.81,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft25n/a124.4218.9220.2
Property crime1,330n/a (estimate)6,6192,3152,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cumberland, MD. The total number of reported crimes in Cumberland, MD is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Cumberland, MD crime rate is 165% higher than the Maryland average and is 157% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cumberland, MD has a violent crime rate that is 57% higher than the Maryland average and 92% higher than the national average. For property crime, Cumberland, MD is 186% higher than the Maryland average and 166% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cumberland is 157% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.1 daily crimes that occur in Cumberland.
  • Cumberland is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cumberland you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cumberland has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Cumberland (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Cumberland, MD on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maryland. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Cumberland, MD (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maryland state wide, are 2.65 times more than the state average and 2.57 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Cumberland, MD on a daily bases are 1.57 times more than than Maryland average and 1.92 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Cumberland, MD are 2.86 times more than the daily state average and 2.66 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Cumberland (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Cumberland, MD in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Maryland as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Cumberland, MD to other cities in the state and across the country, Cumberland, MD is 6% safer than other cities of Maryland and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Maryland cities and all around the United States, Cumberland, MD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Cumberland, MD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cumberland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cumberland is 1 in 140
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cumberland is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cumberland is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Cumberland, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Cumberland, MD you have a 1 in 140 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cumberland, MD.

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

A good indicator of whether Cumberland, MD is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Cumberland, MD has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Cumberland, MD has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Cumberland, MD has increased by 3% year over year.

Cumberland police department

ItemCumberlandMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)535,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.33.3
There are a total of 53 Cumberland police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.1% less than the Maryland average and 22.5% 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
Lonaconing, MD1,149000
Meyersdale, PA1,97548431479
Fort Ashby, WV1,51187519606
Fairhope, PA1,289139799938
Westernport, MD1,8072451,2441,489
Cumberland, MD20,5577176,6197,335

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sweetwater, FL20,5621864,1034,289
Lomita, CA20,5393211,9192,240
Johnstown, PA20,5764893,2193,709
Shelbyville, TN20,6167263,2683,994
Hauppauge, NY20,6172229391,161
Cumberland, MD20,5577176,6197,335
Source: The Cumberland, 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.