Reported Annual Crime In West Baltimore

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Baltimore/100k peopleBaltimore/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42,65012,132 (estimate)6,9552,7232,745
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Baltimore/100k peopleBaltimore/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder342n/a55.89.05.3
Rape382n/a62.327.941.7
Robbery5,879n/a958.7185.198.0
Assault5,827n/a950.2278.2248.9
Violent crime12,4303,546 (estimate)2,027500383
Burglary8,041n/a1,311.3388.4430.4
Theft17,008n/a2,773.61,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theft5,171n/a843.3224.2237.4
Property crime30,2208,586 (estimate)4,9282,2222,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Baltimore is 342% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 33.24 daily crimes that occur in West Baltimore.
  • West Baltimore is safer than 6% of the cities in the Maryland.
  • In West Baltimore you have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baltimore has increased by 7%.

Compare Baltimore, MD Crime To Other Cities

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

How Safe is West Baltimore (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Baltimore

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Baltimore is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Baltimore is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Baltimore is 1 in 9

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

Baltimore police department

ItemWest BaltimoreBaltimoreMaryland
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
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
Fulton, MD3,09795423518
Gambrills, MD2,613112497609
Konterra, MD2,5711848161,000
Hampton, MD4,8301918501,042
Fairwood, MD5,7561938561,049
Pleasant Hills, MD3,5571968721,068
Scaggsville, MD8,9752018911,092
Baltimore, MD621,0002,0274,9286,955

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Portland, OR620,5895165,6776,193
Oklahoma City, OK620,0157873,7534,540
Las Vegas, NV613,2956192,9433,562
Louisville, KY611,5736474,1224,769
Milwaukee, WI598,6721,5973,7925,389
Baltimore, MD621,0002,0274,9286,955
Source: The West Baltimore, Baltimore, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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