Reported Annual Crime In Towson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,883 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/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)475 (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)2,407 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Towson is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.9 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 14%.

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Daily Crime In Towson (per 100,000 people)

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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 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Towson is 1 in 42
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hampton, MD4,9681748801,054
Pleasant Hills, MD3,4341768891,065
Jarrettsville, MD3,4081839291,112
Hampstead, MD6,3421411,1141,256
Kingsville, MD4,4792201,1161,336
Towson, MD57,1464752,4072,883

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tamiami, FL57,1234933,0023,495
Tinley Park, IL57,099961,1811,277
Port Orange, FL57,218892,0042,093
Rocky Mount, NC57,0717904,1554,945
Dearborn Heights, MI57,0633892,0662,454
Towson, MD57,1464752,4072,883
Source: The Towson, 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.