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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerlin/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)1,4402,4042,489
Murder0n/a0.09.05.0
Rape1n/a20.631.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.0152.281.6
Assault2n/a41.1261.3250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)62454379
Burglary6n/a123.4278.9340.5
Theft61n/a1,254.61,485.01,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0186.2219.9
Property crime67n/a (estimate)1,3781,9502,110

Key findings

  • Berlin crime rates are 42% 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 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Berlin has decreased by 6%

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 1.67 times less than the Maryland average and 1.73 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Berlin is 7.36 times less than the Maryland average and 6.15 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Berlin has a daily crime rate that is 1.42 times less than the Maryland average and 1.53 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 80% of the cities in Maryland and 70% 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 increased by 44%, the amount of property crime in Berlin has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Berlin has decreased by 6% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67665587652
      Millville, DE1,611138732870
      Ocean View, DE2,08746872917
      Fenwick Island, DE3981719101,081
      Snow Hill, MD2,2082469361,183
      Pittsville, MD1,3352371,0161,253
      South Bethany, DE42401,3491,349
      Berlin, MD4,538621,3781,440

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centreville, MD4,53882799881
      Hamilton, MT4,5393693,0333,402
      Cherry Grove, OH4,5391511,0561,207
      Highgrove, CA4,5374022,1272,529
      Heeia, HI4,536979651,062
      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 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.