Reported Annual Crime In Chester

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 peopleChester/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,524 (estimate)2,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a32.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a160.886.2
Assaultn/an/an/a267.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)286 (estimate)469381
Burglaryn/an/an/a312.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a200.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,238 (estimate)2,0332,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.17 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 9%.

Compare Chester, MD Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Chester (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 351
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 66

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

      Chester police department

      ItemChesterMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

      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

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      Rock Hall, MD1,20479238317
      Centreville, MD4,538186557743
      Annapolis Neck, MD10,649179774953
      Fairwood, MD5,756181783964
      Galesville, MD5281898211,011
      Kent Narrows, MD5151898211,011
      Severna Park, MD38,5142139251,138
      Chester, MD4,9442861,2381,524

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfield, IL4,9444191,6962,115
      Needles, CA4,9451,1734,0165,189
      Eagar, AZ4,943185779964
      Medina, TX4,9474272,4592,886
      Circle Pines, MN4,9471491,3471,495
      Chester, MD4,9442861,2381,524
      Source: The Chester, 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.