Reported Annual Crime In Elkton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,372n/a (estimate)8,6072,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkton/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a37.68.64.9
Rape13n/a81.627.738.6
Robbery46n/a288.6164.2101.9
Assault138n/a865.7256.7237.8
Violent crime203n/a (estimate)1,274457373
Burglary184n/a1,154.3427.5491.4
Theft937n/a5,878.31,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft48n/a301.1218.9220.2
Property crime1,169n/a (estimate)7,3342,3152,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Elkton, MD for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Elkton, MD is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Elkton, MD crime rates are 210% higher than in comparison to the Maryland mean and are 201% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Elkton, MD has a rate that is 179% higher than the Maryland average; compared to the United States, it is 242% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Elkton, MD is 217% higher than its state's mean, and 195% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elkton is 201% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.58 daily crimes that occur in Elkton.
  • Elkton is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elkton you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elkton has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Elkton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Elkton, MD per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Maryland and on a national level. In Elkton, MD the total number of daily crimes is 3.10 times more than the Maryland average and 3.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Elkton, MD is 2.79 times more than the Maryland average and 3.42 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Elkton, MD has a daily crime rate that is 3.17 times more than the Maryland average and 2.95 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Elkton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Elkton, MD compared to every other city in Maryland as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Elkton, MD ranks safer than 0% of every city located within Maryland along with 0% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Maryland and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Elkton, MD. As a result, Elkton, MD is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkton is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkton is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkton is 1 in 12
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Elkton, MD? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Elkton, MD, you have a 1 in 79 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 14. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Elkton, MD is 1 in 12.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Elkton, MD is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Elkton, MD has decreased by 12%, the amount of property crime in Elkton, MD has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Elkton, MD has decreased by 2% year to year.

Elkton police department

ItemElktonMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)475,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.33.3
There are a total of 47 Elkton police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.1% less than the Maryland average and 8.2% 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
Greenville, DE2,28678422500
West Grove, PA2,856117672788
Charlestown, MD1,0851839281,111
North Star, DE7,6551759441,119
Townsend, DE2,5561769491,125
Elkton, MD15,6731,2747,3348,607

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Sulphur Springs, TX15,6732611,7452,006
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Lebanon, IN15,6884222,8233,245
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,6534293,3973,825
Elkton, MD15,6731,2747,3348,607
Source: The Elkton, 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.