Reported Annual Crime In Kensington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)389 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/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)64 (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)325 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kensington is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.07 daily crimes that occur in Kensington.
  • Kensington is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kensington you have a 1 in 258 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kensington has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Kensington (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kensington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kensington is 1 in 1560
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kensington is 1 in 308
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington is 1 in 258

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

Kensington police department

ItemKensingtonMarylandNational
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
Garrett Park, MD1,09064325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Highland, MD1,04064325389
Chevy Chase, MD2,90772363435
Kensington, MD1,90964325389

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Adamsville, TN1,9091762,2022,378
Morton, TX1,9092311,5891,821
Cross Plains, TN1,9094621,5592,021
Valley, NE1,909942,5472,642
Pelican Bay, TX1,908429551980
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Source: The Kensington, 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.