Annual Crime In Chevy Chase town (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleChevy Chase town/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)392 (estimate)2,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChevy Chase town/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)74 (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)319 (estimate)2,0332,200

Key findings

  • Chevy Chase town crime rates are 85% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chevy Chase town are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Chevy Chase town you have a 1 in 255 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chevy Chase town is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chevy Chase town has decreased by 9%

Chevy Chase town crime map

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Compare Chevy Chase town, MD Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Chevy Chase town (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Chevy Chase town (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chevy Chase town

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chevy Chase town is 1 in 1360
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chevy Chase town is 1 in 314
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chevy Chase town is 1 in 255

      Year Over Year Crime In Chevy Chase town (per 100,000 people)

      Chevy Chase town police department

      ItemChevy Chase townMarylandNational
      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.

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      Source: The Chevy Chase town, 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.