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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 231%
Property crime 52%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsGovans/100k peopleBaltimore/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38,3174,595 (estimate)6,3292,5022,580
Murder309n/a51.08.15.0
Rape361n/a59.632.842.6
Robbery5,066n/a836.8160.886.2
Assault5,364n/a886.0267.0246.8
Violent crime11,1001,260 (estimate)1,833469381
Burglary6,048n/a999.0312.6376.0
Theft16,794n/a2,773.91,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft4,375n/a722.6200.9228.9
Property crime27,2173,335 (estimate)4,4952,0332,200

Key findings

  • Govans crime rates are 78% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Govans are 231% higher than the national average
  • In Govans you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Govans is safer than 63% of the cities in Maryland
  • Year over year crime in Baltimore has decreased by 9%

Govans crime map

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The Govans crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Govans as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Govans crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Govans (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Govans

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Govans is 1 in 80
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Govans is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Govans is 1 in 22

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

      Baltimore police department

      ItemGovansBaltimoreMaryland
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,3425,343
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.33.3

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hampton, MD4,830180778958
      Pleasant Hills, MD3,557184797981
      Scaggsville, MD8,9751888151,004
      Kingsville, MD4,4292119141,125
      Ellicott City, MD70,7802401,0391,279
      Bel Air CDP, MD1,3832421,0501,293
      Mays Chapel, MD11,8112871,2461,533
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895
      Las Vegas, NV613,2956052,8383,443
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Source: The Govans, Baltimore, 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.