Reported Annual Crime In Melwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelwood/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,037 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelwood/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)171 (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)866 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melwood is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.84 daily crimes that occur in Melwood.
  • Melwood is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melwood you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melwood has decreased by 14%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melwood is 1 in 585
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melwood is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melwood is 1 in 97

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

Melwood police department

ItemMelwoodMarylandNational
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
Somerset, MD1,14864325389
Chevy Chase, MD2,90772363435
Riva, MD3,95587441528
Woodmore, MD3,940101514616
Melwood, MD2,7201718661,037

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cokato, MN2,7201211,1021,223
Preston Heights, IL2,7201889711,159
Meadowdale, WA2,72073888961
Laymantown, VA2,72091866957
Donalsonville, GA2,7202953,3523,646
Melwood, MD2,7201718661,037
Source: The Melwood, 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.