Reported Annual Crime In Lanham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLanham/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,034 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLanham/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)500 (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)2,534 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lanham is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.31 daily crimes that occur in Lanham.
  • Lanham is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lanham you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lanham has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Lanham (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lanham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lanham is 1 in 200
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lanham is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lanham is 1 in 33

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

Lanham police department

ItemLanhamMarylandNational
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
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Garrett Park, MD1,09064325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Fulton, MD2,11472363435
Lanham, MD10,1025002,5343,034

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waterloo, IL10,10210284293
Wyndham, VA10,10175711786
North Branch, MN10,099792,4782,557
Woodbury, NJ10,0983514,5984,949
Atmore, AL10,0967033,2533,956
Lanham, MD10,1025002,5343,034
Source: The Lanham, 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.