Reported Annual Crime In Essex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,975 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/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)681 (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)3,294 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gambrills, MD2,61998474572
Fairwood, MD5,249154743896
Hampton, MD4,9681798681,048
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341818781,059
Kingsville, MD4,4792271,1011,328
Perryman, MD2,5812381,1531,392
Rock Hall, MD1,377771,3821,459
Essex, MD37,3806813,2943,975

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.89 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 1%.

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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 147
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 1 in 31
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oakley, CA37,3911351,0301,165
Lake Oswego, OR37,310801,1481,227
Roy, UT37,4721131,8371,949
Park Ridge, IL37,511329921,024
Florence, SC37,5121,0636,6787,741
Essex, MD37,3806813,2943,975
Source: The Essex, 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.