Reported Annual Crime In Laurel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurel/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime986n/a (estimate)3,7342,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurel/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.64.9
Rape3n/a11.427.738.6
Robbery43n/a162.8164.2101.9
Assault72n/a272.7256.7237.8
Violent crime118n/a (estimate)447457373
Burglary105n/a397.6427.5491.4
Theft689n/a2,609.31,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft74n/a280.2218.9220.2
Property crime868n/a (estimate)3,2872,3152,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Laurel, MD. The total number of reported crimes in Laurel, MD is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Laurel, MD crime rate is 35% higher than the Maryland average and is 31% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Laurel, MD has a violent crime rate that is 2% lower than the Maryland average and 20% higher than the national average. For property crime, Laurel, MD is 42% higher than the Maryland average and 32% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Laurel is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.23 daily crimes that occur in Laurel.
  • Laurel is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Laurel you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Laurel has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Laurel (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Laurel, MD for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Maryland as well as those across America as a whole. The Laurel, MD total amount of daily offenses is 1.35 times more than the Maryland average and 1.31 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Laurel, MD is 1.02 times less than the Maryland average, and it is 1.20 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Laurel, MD has a daily crime figure that is 1.42 times more than the Maryland average and 1.32 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Laurel (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maryland and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Laurel, MD? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Laurel, MD has been ranked safer than 30% of other cities in the state of Maryland. In addition, Laurel, MD is safer than 22% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Maryland and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Laurel, MD. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Laurel, MD is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laurel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laurel is 1 in 224
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laurel is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Laurel is 1 in 27
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Laurel, MD? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Laurel, MD, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 224. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 31 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Laurel, MD is 1 in 27.

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

A good indicator of whether Laurel, MD is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Laurel, MD has decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Laurel, MD has decreased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Laurel, MD has decreased by 9% year over year.

Laurel police department

ItemLaurelMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)805,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.33.3
There are a total of 80 Laurel police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.3% less than the Maryland average and 4.3% less than the National average.

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
Highland, MD1,04064325389
Kensington, MD1,90964325389
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Laurel, MD25,6734473,2873,734

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Hazelwood, MO25,6713433,4103,753
Neenah, WI25,6971811,9312,112
Vineyard, CA25,6405503,3813,931
Laurel, MD25,6734473,2873,734
Source: The Laurel, 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.