Reported Annual Crime In Damascus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,117 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamascus/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)363 (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)1,754 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Highland, MD95066321387
Buckeystown, MD1,07581393474
Spencerville, MD1,906103499602
Derwood, MD2,012132640772
Adamstown, MD2,521144695838
University Center, VA4,01888752841
Bartonsville, MD1,670150725875
Damascus, MD15,5543631,7542,117

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Damascus is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.8 daily crimes that occur in Damascus.
  • Damascus is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Damascus you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Damascus has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Damascus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damascus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damascus is 1 in 276
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damascus is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Damascus is 1 in 48

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

Damascus police department

ItemDamascusMarylandNational
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
Adelphi, MD15,5545862,8343,419
Susanville, CA15,5551,2231,9063,129
Pacific Grove, CA15,546572,0132,070
Brunswick, ME15,5641221,6941,816
La Marque, TX15,5677605,2195,979
Damascus, MD15,5543631,7542,117
Source: The Damascus, 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.