Reported Annual Crime In Takoma Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTakoma Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime451n/a (estimate)2,5192,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTakoma Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.68.05.3
Rape3n/a16.829.240.4
Robbery28n/a156.4171.0102.8
Assault28n/a156.4263.8248.5
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)335472386
Burglary95n/a530.6410.4468.9
Theft266n/a1,485.61,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theft30n/a167.6196.7236.9
Property crime391n/a (estimate)2,1842,2852,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Takoma Park, MD is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 9% lower than the average of crimes committed in Maryland. It is also 11% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Takoma Park, MD shows a crime rate that is 29% lower than the Maryland average. The crime rate is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Takoma Park, MD is shown to be 4% lower than the Maryland average and 11% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garrett Park, MD1,09066321387
Highland, MD1,04066321387
Kensington, MD1,90966321387
Somerset, MD1,14866321387
Fulton, MD2,11474358432
Chevy Chase, MD2,90774358432
Cabin John, MD2,13574358432
Takoma Park, MD17,3073352,1842,519

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Takoma Park is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.9 daily crimes that occur in Takoma Park.
  • Takoma Park is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Takoma Park you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Takoma Park has increased by 43%.

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Daily Crime In Takoma Park (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Takoma Park, MD is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Maryland and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Takoma Park, MD are 1.09 times less than the Maryland average and 1.13 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Takoma Park, MD are 1.41 times less than than Maryland and 1.15 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Takoma Park, MD are 1.05 times less than than Maryland and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Takoma Park (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Takoma Park, MD in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Maryland as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Takoma Park, MD to other cities in the state and across the country, Takoma Park, MD is 47% safer than other cities of Maryland and 36% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Maryland cities and all around the United States, Takoma Park, MD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Takoma Park, MD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Takoma Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Takoma Park is 1 in 299
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Takoma Park is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Takoma Park is 1 in 40
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Takoma Park, MD? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Takoma Park, MD, then there is a 1 in 299 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 46. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 40 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Takoma Park, MD.

Year Over Year Crime In Takoma Park (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Takoma Park, MD is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Takoma Park, MD has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 16% in Takoma Park, MD, while property crimes in Takoma Park, MD have increased by 49%. Crimes in total for Takoma Park, MD have increased by 43% year over year.

Takoma Park police department

ItemTakoma ParkMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)565,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.33.3
There are a total of 56 Takoma Park police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% less than the Maryland average and 0.2% less 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.

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Wayne, MI17,3149592,0012,961
South Houston, TX17,3235042,8103,314
Huntington, IN17,2845373,4343,971
New Philadelphia, OH17,334171,0731,090
Clayton, NC17,2741401,9032,043
Takoma Park, MD17,3073352,1842,519
Source: The Takoma Park, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.