Reported Annual Crime In Pocomoke City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocomoke City/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime219n/a (estimate)5,2712,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocomoke City/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a24.18.64.9
Rape1n/a24.127.738.6
Robbery3n/a72.2164.2101.9
Assault12n/a288.8256.7237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)409457373
Burglary20n/a481.3427.5491.4
Theft182n/a4,380.31,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0218.9220.2
Property crime202n/a (estimate)4,8622,3152,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Pocomoke City, MD. All reported Pocomoke City, MD crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Pocomoke City, MD overall crime rate is 90% higher than in comparison to the Maryland average; and is also 84% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Pocomoke City, MD, the rate is 11% lower than compared to the Maryland average, and 10% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Pocomoke City, MD comes in at 110% higher than to the average seen in Maryland, and 95% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pocomoke City is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.44 daily crimes that occur in Pocomoke City.
  • Pocomoke City is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pocomoke City you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pocomoke City has decreased by 28%.

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Compare Pocomoke City, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Pocomoke City (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pocomoke City, MD on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maryland. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Pocomoke City, MD (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maryland state wide, are 1.90 times more than the state average and 1.84 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pocomoke City, MD on a daily bases are 1.12 times less than than Maryland average and 1.10 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pocomoke City, MD are 2.10 times more than the daily state average and 1.95 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Pocomoke City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maryland and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pocomoke City, MD? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pocomoke City, MD has been ranked safer than 23% of other cities in the state of Maryland. In addition, Pocomoke City, MD is safer than 18% 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 Pocomoke City, MD. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pocomoke City, MD is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pocomoke City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pocomoke City is 1 in 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pocomoke City is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pocomoke City is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Pocomoke City, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Pocomoke City, MD you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pocomoke City, MD.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Pocomoke City, MD is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Pocomoke City, MD has decreased by 71% and the rate of property crime in Pocomoke City, MD has decreased by 17%. The total crime rate in Pocomoke City, MD has decreased by 28% year to year.

Pocomoke City police department

ItemPocomoke CityMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)205,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.33.3
There are a total of 20 Pocomoke City police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.8% greater than the Maryland average and 44.7% 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
Atlantic, VA1,24079750829
Wattsville, VA1,21393888982
Captains Cove, VA8632192,0812,299
Chincoteague, VA2,9331722,1332,305
Snow Hill, MD2,7203362,0612,397
Pocomoke City, MD4,1704094,8625,271

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Euharlee, GA4,1724732,1282,600
Mojave, CA4,1724432,7203,163
Key Center, WA4,1721892,2992,488
Williamstown, MA4,1731061,4941,600
Heritage Hills, NY4,174106446552
Pocomoke City, MD4,1704094,8625,271
Source: The Pocomoke 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.