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Total crime 73%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 74%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdamstown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)698 (estimate)2,5022,580
Murdern/an/an/a8.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a32.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a160.886.2
Assaultn/an/an/a267.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)131 (estimate)469381
Burglaryn/an/an/a312.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a200.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)567 (estimate)2,0332,200

Key findings

  • Adamstown crime rates are 73% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Adamstown are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Adamstown you have a 1 in 144 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Adamstown is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Adamstown has decreased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Adamstown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Adamstown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Adamstown is 1 in 765
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Adamstown is 1 in 177
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Adamstown is 1 in 144

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

      Adamstown police department

      ItemAdamstownMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

      Sex offenders in Maryland

      StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
      Maryland7,370135266
      There are a total of 7,370 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 135 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 49% less than the national average.

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      Purcellville, VA8,914129456585
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      Harpers Ferry, WV213117600718
      New Market, MD1,133137594731
      Adamstown, MD2,521131567698

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      Charlevoix, MI2,5224421,4851,927
      Amboy, IL2,519215301517
      Covington, IN2,5191639281,090
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      Adamstown, MD2,521131567698
      Source: The Adamstown, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.