Reported Annual Crime In Denton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,462 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/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)406 (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)2,057 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denton is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.75 daily crimes that occur in Denton.
  • Denton is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denton you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denton has decreased by 58%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denton is 1 in 247
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 41

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

Denton police department

ItemDentonMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.33.3
There are a total of 11 Denton police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.9% less than the Maryland average and 24.3% 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
Viola, DE178000
Queen Anne, MD1,13586435521
Williston, MD1031859351,120
Centreville, MD4,4511511,1191,270
Trappe, MD1,1961961,2761,472
Denton, MD4,3614062,0572,462

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Paxton, IL4,3615801,9492,529
Waverly, NY4,3623591,5151,874
Wolf Lake, MI4,3603791,7202,099
Sebring, OH4,360702,0832,153
Pine Manor, FL4,3634802,9233,403
Denton, MD4,3614062,0572,462
Source: The Denton, 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.