Reported Annual Crime In Potomac Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac Heights/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,480 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac Heights/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)244 (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)1,236 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Potomac Heights is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.06 daily crimes that occur in Potomac Heights.
  • Potomac Heights is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Potomac Heights you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Potomac Heights has decreased by 14%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Potomac Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Potomac Heights is 1 in 410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Potomac Heights is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Potomac Heights is 1 in 68

Year Over Year Crime In Potomac Heights (per 100,000 people)

Potomac Heights police department

ItemPotomac HeightsMarylandNational
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
Occoquan, VA861000
Mason Neck, VA2,01631293323
County Center, VA2,54747452499
Hayfield, VA4,50151485536
Ravensworth, VA2,70954512565
Potomac Heights, MD1,1252441,2361,480

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ipswich, SD1,125153778931
Palm Shores, FL1,1251539291,082
Yorkville, OH1,1251351,1961,331
Roseville, IL1,1251859571,142
Bronson, FL1,1252341,4221,655
Potomac Heights, MD1,1252441,2361,480
Source: The Potomac Heights, 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.