Reported Annual Crime In Taneytown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaneytown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime74n/a (estimate)1,0952,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTaneytown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.64.9
Rape0n/a0.027.738.6
Robbery5n/a74.0164.2101.9
Assault6n/a88.8256.7237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)163457373
Burglary13n/a192.4427.5491.4
Theft49n/a725.21,668.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a14.8218.9220.2
Property crime63n/a (estimate)9322,3152,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Taneytown, MD is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Taneytown, MD. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Taneytown, MD averages 60% lower than the rest of Maryland while the rate of crime on a national scale is 62% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Taneytown, MD is 64% lower than the average rate of crime in Maryland and 56% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 60% lower than the remainder of the state of Maryland and 63% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Taneytown, MD area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Taneytown is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3 daily crimes that occur in Taneytown.
  • Taneytown is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Taneytown you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Taneytown has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Taneytown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Taneytown, MD for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Maryland as well as those across America as a whole. The Taneytown, MD total amount of daily offenses is 2.53 times less than the Maryland average and 2.61 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Taneytown, MD is 2.81 times less than the Maryland average, and it is 2.29 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Taneytown, MD has a daily crime figure that is 2.48 times less than the Maryland average and 2.67 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Taneytown (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Taneytown, MD area in comparison to other Maryland communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Taneytown, MD being safer than 71% of cities in Maryland and 68% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Maryland cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Taneytown, MD. In conclusion, Taneytown, MD now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Taneytown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Taneytown is 1 in 615
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Taneytown is 1 in 108
The chance of being a victim of crime in Taneytown is 1 in 92
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Taneytown, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Taneytown, MD you have a 1 in 615 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 108 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Taneytown, MD.

Year Over Year Crime In Taneytown (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Taneytown, 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 Taneytown, MD has increased by 83% and the rate of property crime in Taneytown, MD has decreased by 15%. The total crime rate in Taneytown, MD has decreased by 8% year to year.

Taneytown police department

ItemTaneytownMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)155,343556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.33.3
There are a total of 15 Taneytown police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.9% less than the Maryland average and 32.5% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bonneauville, PA1,9370220220
Lake Heritage, PA1,56047271319
Fairfield, PA5870791791
Pennville, PA1,968119686805
McSherrystown, PA3,050131787918
Taneytown, MD6,7381639321,095

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North Vernon, IN6,7364072,7243,131
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North Patchogue, NY6,7353221,3581,680
Mattydale, NY6,7414792,0202,499
Church Hill, TN6,7421181,0661,185
Taneytown, MD6,7381639321,095
Source: The Taneytown, 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.