Reported Annual Crime In Ocean City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)6,057 (estimate)3,7482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean City/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.94.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.738.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.0101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a167.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)459 (estimate)284373
Burglaryn/an/an/a711.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,378.01,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a374.7220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)5,598 (estimate)3,4642,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ocean City is 112% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.59 daily crimes that occur in Ocean City.
  • Ocean City is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ocean City you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ocean City has increased by 7%.

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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 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean City is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean City is 1 in 17

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

Ocean City police department

ItemOcean CityWashingtonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,150556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ocean Shores, WA5,6092132,3592,572
Hoquiam, WA8,5601693,3473,515
Markham, WA1533854,7005,085
Copalis Beach, WA3383974,8395,236
Humptulips, WA2494014,8935,294
Ocean City, WA1444595,5986,057

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cumberland, VA1442352,2342,468
McNary, LA1447074,3915,098
North Washington, IA1443742,6793,053
Weldon, IA1444283,0623,489
Stotts City, MO1448034,6125,415
Ocean City, WA1444595,5986,057
Source: The Ocean City, WA 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.