Reported Annual Crime In Gaithersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaithersburg/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,627 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGaithersburg/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)433 (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)2,194 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gaithersburg is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.2 daily crimes that occur in Gaithersburg.
  • Gaithersburg is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gaithersburg you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gaithersburg has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Gaithersburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gaithersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gaithersburg is 1 in 231
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gaithersburg is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gaithersburg is 1 in 39

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

Gaithersburg police department

ItemGaithersburgMarylandNational
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
Brentwood, MD3,10731281312
Highland, MD1,04064325389
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Garrett Park, MD1,09064325389
Gaithersburg, MD63,4914332,1942,627

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Homestead, FL63,4591,3384,0065,343
Rockville, MD63,4022601,3191,579
West Hartford, CT63,396872,3292,415
Kissimmee, FL63,3926563,8604,516
Shawnee, KS63,5971871,8982,085
Gaithersburg, MD63,4914332,1942,627
Source: The Gaithersburg, 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.