Reported Annual Crime In West Pocomoke

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Pocomoke/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,875 (estimate)2,7722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Pocomoke/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)639 (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)3,236 (estimate)2,3152,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Pocomoke is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.62 daily crimes that occur in West Pocomoke.
  • West Pocomoke is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Pocomoke you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Pocomoke has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In West Pocomoke (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Pocomoke

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Pocomoke is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Pocomoke is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Pocomoke is 1 in 26

Year Over Year Crime In West Pocomoke (per 100,000 people)

West Pocomoke police department

ItemWest PocomokeMarylandNational
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
Atlantic, VA1,24079750829
Wattsville, VA1,21393888982
Captains Cove, VA8632192,0812,299
Chincoteague, VA2,9331722,1332,305
Snow Hill, MD2,7203362,0612,397
West Pocomoke, MD5346393,2363,875

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hammon, OK5346324,3204,952
Potwin, KS5345183,6114,129
Fairmount, IL5340647647
Remsen, NY5346142,5923,206
Bancroft, WV5343482,0792,427
West Pocomoke, MD5346393,2363,875
Source: The West Pocomoke, 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.