Reported Annual Crime In Essex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,998 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/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)659 (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)3,339 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.95 daily crimes that occur in Essex.
  • Essex is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Essex you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Essex has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Essex (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Essex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Essex is 1 in 152
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Essex is 1 in 26

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

Essex police department

ItemEssexMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gambrills, MD2,61995480575
Fairwood, MD5,249149753901
Hampton, MD4,9681748801,054
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341768891,065
Kingsville, MD4,4792201,1161,336
Essex, MD37,3806593,3393,998

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakley, CA37,3911691,4741,643
Lake Oswego, OR37,3101121,2731,385
Roy, UT37,4721651,9262,092
Park Ridge, IL37,5111668591,025
Florence, SC37,5129197,5408,459
Essex, MD37,3806593,3393,998
Source: The Essex, 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.