Reported Annual Crime In Towson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,866 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a171.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a263.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)491 (estimate)472386
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a196.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,375 (estimate)2,2852,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampstead, MD6,34231738770
Hampton, MD4,9681798681,048
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341818781,059
Jarrettsville, MD3,4081899161,106
Kingsville, MD4,4792271,1011,328
Ellicott City, MD68,5072441,1811,425
Fallston, MD9,0562931,4201,713
Towson, MD57,1464912,3752,866

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Towson is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.85 daily crimes that occur in Towson.
  • Towson is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Towson you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Towson has decreased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Towson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Towson is 1 in 204
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Towson is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Towson is 1 in 35

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

Towson police department

ItemTowsonMarylandNational
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tamiami, FL57,1234592,8683,327
Tinley Park, IL57,099841,3391,423
Port Orange, FL57,2181012,4392,540
Rocky Mount, NC57,0717851,2472,031
Dearborn Heights, MI57,0633711,9342,304
Towson, MD57,1464912,3752,866
Source: The Towson, 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.