Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)974 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/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)161 (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)813 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.67 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 624
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 103

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

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonMarylandNational
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
Shepherdstown, WV1,63247284331
Bolivar, WV1,16265391456
Shannondale, WV3,29568406474
Buckeystown, MD1,01779398476
Lovettsville, VA1,78557540597
Jefferson, MD2,192161813974

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cardington, OH2,1921951,9942,189
Canajoharie, NY2,1922249451,169
Parkside, PA2,192141809949
Old Orchard, PA2,19177442518
Somonauk, IL2,1911678641,031
Jefferson, MD2,192161813974
Source: The Jefferson, 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.