Reported Annual Crime In Ocean City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,755 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/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)289 (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)1,466 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocean City is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.81 daily crimes that occur in Ocean City.
  • Ocean City is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocean City you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocean City has decreased by 91%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean City is 1 in 346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean City is 1 in 69
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean City is 1 in 57

Year Over Year Crime In Ocean City (per 100,000 people)

Ocean City police department

ItemOcean CityMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1205,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents16.73.33.3
There are a total of 120 Ocean City police officers. This results in 16.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 401.2% greater than the Maryland average and 411.7% greater 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
Ocean Pines, MD10,72749444493
Frankford, DE912108863971
Willards, MD1,0582361,1971,433
Ocean View, DE1,776491,3851,434
Berlin, MD4,520661,4891,554
Ocean City, MD7,0932891,4661,755

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kennedale, TX7,0932252,2392,465
Hampton, GA7,0921761,6521,828
Milton-Freewater, OR7,0942824,1444,426
New London, WI7,091831,6811,764
Huron, OH7,0952101,8642,075
Ocean City, MD7,0932891,4661,755
Source: The Ocean City, 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.