Reported Annual Crime In Forest Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Heights/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)1,9332,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Heights/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.738.6
Robbery1n/a38.7164.2101.9
Assault4n/a154.7256.7237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)193457373
Burglary23n/a889.4427.5491.4
Theft21n/a812.11,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a38.7218.9220.2
Property crime45n/a (estimate)1,7402,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Heights is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.3 daily crimes that occur in Forest Heights.
  • Forest Heights is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Heights you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Heights has decreased by 21%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 518
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 52

Year Over Year Crime In Forest Heights (per 100,000 people)

Forest Heights police department

ItemForest HeightsMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)75,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.33.3
There are a total of 7 Forest Heights police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Maryland average and 14.1% 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
Occoquan, VA861000
Brentwood, MD3,10731281312
Mason Neck, VA2,01631293323
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Forest Heights, MD2,4961931,7401,933

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Versailles, MO2,496822,2592,341
Fulton, KY2,4974094,0044,413
Lake Nacimiento, CA2,4971711,0511,222
Phoenix, NY2,4972359931,229
East Helena, MT2,49797531628
Forest Heights, MD2,4961931,7401,933
Source: The Forest Heights, 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.