Reported Annual Crime In Kensington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)387 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/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)66 (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)321 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Highland, MD95066321387
Garrett Park, MD1,05866321387
Somerset, MD1,21566321387
Fulton, MD3,09774358432
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Cabin John, MD1,95874358432
Brookmont, MD3,81090435525
Kensington, MD2,11166321387

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kensington is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Kensington.
  • Kensington is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kensington you have a 1 in 259 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kensington has decreased by 1%.

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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 1510
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kensington is 1 in 312
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington is 1 in 259

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

Kensington police department

ItemKensingtonMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
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.

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East McKeesport, PA2,1111739561,129
Stratford, TX2,111240192432
Merrimac, VA2,1101089181,025
Kountze, TX2,1122411,4951,736
Trinity, AL2,110921,7051,797
Kensington, MD2,11166321387
Source: The Kensington, 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.