Reported Annual Crime In Denton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime218n/a (estimate)5,0272,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.05.3
Rape2n/a46.129.240.4
Robbery1n/a23.1171.0102.8
Assault2n/a46.1263.8248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)115472386
Burglary16n/a368.9410.4468.9
Theft195n/a4,496.21,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a46.1196.7236.9
Property crime213n/a (estimate)4,9112,2852,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Denton, MD is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Denton, MD. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Denton, MD averages 82% higher than the rest of Maryland while the rate of crime on a national scale is 77% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Denton, MD is 76% lower than the average rate of crime in Maryland and 70% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 115% higher than the remainder of the state of Maryland and 100% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Denton, MD area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Queen Anne, MD97989429518
Williston, MD1081919231,113
Trappe, MD1,2613947881,182
Centreville, MD4,5382131,3201,533
Greensboro, MD1,9402631,2741,537
Felton, DE1,5662811,2651,546
Greenwood, DE1,28001,9341,934
Denton, MD4,3641154,9115,027

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denton is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.77 daily crimes that occur in Denton.
  • Denton is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denton you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denton has increased by 104%.

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Daily Crime In Denton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Denton, MD is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Maryland and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Denton, MD are 1.82 times more than the Maryland average and 1.77 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Denton, MD are 4.09 times less than than Maryland and 3.35 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Denton, MD are 2.15 times more than than Maryland and 2.00 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Denton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Denton, 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 Denton, MD to other cities in the state and across the country, Denton, MD is 30% safer than other cities of Maryland and 24% 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, Denton, MD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Denton, MD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denton is 1 in 868
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denton is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denton is 1 in 20
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Denton, MD? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Denton, MD your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 868. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 21 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Denton, MD is 1 in 20.

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

The year over year crime rate for Denton, MD is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Denton, MD has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 72% in Denton, MD, while property crimes in Denton, MD have increased by 139%. Crimes in total for Denton, MD have increased by 104% year over year.

Denton police department

ItemDentonMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,343558,732
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% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harrogate, TN4,3644812,1682,648
Lyons, GA4,3642744,1174,392
Edwardsville, KS4,3644802,7873,267
Beechwood, MS4,3651191,1741,292
Florence, NJ4,3661971,2421,439
Denton, MD4,3641154,9115,027
Source: The Denton, 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.