Reported Annual Crime In Cambridge

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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCambridge/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime730n/a (estimate)5,9042,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCambridge/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.18.15.0
Rape3n/a24.332.842.6
Robbery24n/a194.1160.886.2
Assault100n/a808.8267.0246.8
Violent crime128n/a (estimate)1,035469381
Burglary156n/a1,261.7312.6376.0
Theft437n/a3,534.41,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a72.8200.9228.9
Property crime602n/a (estimate)4,8692,0332,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Cambridge, MD for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Cambridge, MD is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Cambridge, MD crime rates are 136% higher than in comparison to the Maryland mean and are 129% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Cambridge, MD has a rate that is 121% higher than the Maryland average; compared to the United States, it is 172% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Cambridge, MD is 139% higher than its state's mean, and 121% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cambridge is 129% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.18 daily crimes that occur in Cambridge.
  • Cambridge is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cambridge you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cambridge has decreased by 3%.

Compare Cambridge, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cambridge (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cambridge, MD is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Maryland and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cambridge, MD are 2.36 times more than the Maryland average and 2.29 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Cambridge, MD are 2.21 times more than than Maryland and 2.72 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cambridge, MD are 2.39 times more than than Maryland and 2.21 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Cambridge (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Cambridge, MD compared to other areas of Maryland, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Cambridge, MD safer than 1% when compared to other Maryland cities, and 1% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Maryland, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Cambridge, MD. At this time, Cambridge, MD sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cambridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cambridge is 1 in 97
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cambridge is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cambridge is 1 in 17
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cambridge, MD? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cambridge, MD, then there is a 1 in 97 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 17 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cambridge, MD.

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

The year over year crime rate for Cambridge, MD is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Cambridge, MD has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 1% in Cambridge, MD, while property crimes in Cambridge, MD have decreased by 4%. Crimes in total for Cambridge, MD have decreased by 3% year over year.

Cambridge police department

ItemCambridgeMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)585,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.33.3
There are a total of 58 Cambridge police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.6% greater than the Maryland average and 43.2% 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
Oxford, MD5830333333
Algonquin, MD1,5371888161,004
Madison, MD2191898211,011
Trappe, MD1,2612149261,140
Taylors Island, MD1914421,9162,358
Tilghman Island, MD8924702,0352,505
Church Creek, MD1065742,4873,061
Cambridge, MD12,5521,0354,8695,904

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palos Heights, IL12,544241,0901,114
Lakeland, TN12,5412381,0761,314
New Kingman-Butler, AZ12,5667013,9494,649
Gatesville, TX12,5381941,6891,883
Windsor Locks, CT12,537801,3611,441
Cambridge, MD12,5521,0354,8695,904
Source: The Cambridge, 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.
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