Reported Annual Crime In Chestertown

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 peopleChestertown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime103n/a (estimate)2,0462,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChestertown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.15.0
Rape1n/a19.932.842.6
Robbery5n/a99.3160.886.2
Assault14n/a278.1267.0246.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)397469381
Burglary16n/a317.8312.6376.0
Theft65n/a1,291.01,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a39.7200.9228.9
Property crime83n/a (estimate)1,6482,0332,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Chestertown, MD. All reported Chestertown, MD crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Chestertown, MD overall crime rate is 18% lower than in comparison to the Maryland average; and is also 21% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Chestertown, MD, the rate is 15% lower than compared to the Maryland average, and 4% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Chestertown, MD comes in at 19% lower than to the average seen in Maryland, and 25% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chestertown is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.6 daily crimes that occur in Chestertown.
  • Chestertown is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chestertown you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chestertown has decreased by 19%.

Compare Chestertown, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Chestertown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Chestertown, MD for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Maryland as well as those across America as a whole. The Chestertown, MD total amount of daily offenses is 1.22 times less than the Maryland average and 1.26 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Chestertown, MD is 1.18 times less than the Maryland average, and it is 1.04 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Chestertown, MD has a daily crime figure that is 1.23 times less than the Maryland average and 1.33 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Chestertown (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Chestertown, MD compared to every other city in Maryland as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Chestertown, MD ranks safer than 57% of every city located within Maryland along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Maryland and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Chestertown, MD. As a result, Chestertown, MD is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chestertown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chestertown is 1 in 252
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chestertown is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chestertown is 1 in 49
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Chestertown, MD? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Chestertown, MD your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 252. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 61 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Chestertown, MD is 1 in 49.

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

The year over year crime rate for Chestertown, MD is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Chestertown, 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 decreased by 28% in Chestertown, MD, while property crimes in Chestertown, MD have decreased by 17%. Crimes in total for Chestertown, MD have decreased by 19% year over year.

Chestertown police department

ItemChestertownMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)135,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.33.3
There are a total of 13 Chestertown police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the Maryland average and 24.6% less than the National average.

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
Rock Hall, MD1,20479238317
Centreville, MD4,538186557743
Kingstown, MD1,7711958461,041
Cecilton, MD1,0362371,0271,264
Joppatowne, MD12,5345132,2232,735
Tolchester, MD2845522,3942,946
Barclay, MD635632,4423,005
Chestertown, MD5,1223971,6482,046

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glencoe, AL5,1221551,6891,844
Port Allen, LA5,1235392,2352,774
Avondale, LA5,1236023,6654,266
Three Points, AZ5,1245403,0433,583
Cavalero, WA5,1192312,1852,416
Chestertown, MD5,1223971,6482,046
Source: The Chestertown, 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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