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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 30%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerlin/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)1,4402,0102,346
Murder0n/a0.09.16.5
Rape1n/a20.628.638.4
Robbery0n/a0.0118.573.9
Assault2n/a41.1243.7279.7
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)62400388
Burglary6n/a123.4252.0314.2
Theft61n/a1,254.61,184.91,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0172.9246.0
Property crime67n/a (estimate)1,3781,6101,958

Key findings

  • Berlin crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Berlin are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Berlin you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Berlin is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Berlin has not changed

Berlin crime map

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The Berlin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Berlin 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 Berlin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Berlin, MD Crime

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      Daily Crime In Berlin (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Berlin, MD per 100,000 people. In Berlin, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.40 times less than the Maryland average and 1.63 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Berlin is 6.48 times less than the Maryland average and 6.28 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Berlin has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times less than the Maryland average and 1.42 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Berlin (higher is better)

      How safe is Berlin, Maryland compared to other cities in Maryland and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Berlin is safer than 78% of the cities in Maryland and 68% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Maryland and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Berlin. Overall, Berlin is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berlin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berlin is 1 in 1621
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berlin is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Berlin is 1 in 70
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Berlin, Maryland you have a 1 in 1621 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Berlin.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Berlin, Maryland (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Berlin has not changed, the amount of property crime in Berlin has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Berlin has not changed year over year.

      Berlin police department

      ItemBerlinMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)185,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.03.33.3
      There are a total of 18 Berlin police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19% greater than the Maryland average and 22.1% greater than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Frankford, DE840100199299
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67617555572
      Millville, DE1,611140638778
      Ocean View, DE2,08790717807
      Pittsville, MD1,3352088391,048
      Dagsboro, DE9313188481,166
      Snow Hill, MD2,2082469361,183
      Berlin, MD4,538621,3781,440

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centreville, MD4,53882799881
      Highgrove, CA4,5374031,9512,355
      Hamilton, MT4,5393422,9583,300
      Cherry Grove, OH4,5391599511,109
      Heeia, HI4,53686819905
      Berlin, MD4,538621,3781,440
      Source: The Berlin, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.