Reported Annual Crime In Forest Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Heights/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime62n/a (estimate)2,3862,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Heights/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.05.3
Rape0n/a0.029.240.4
Robbery2n/a77.0171.0102.8
Assault3n/a115.5263.8248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)192472386
Burglary29n/a1,116.2410.4468.9
Theft26n/a1,000.81,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a77.0196.7236.9
Property crime57n/a (estimate)2,1942,2852,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Heights is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.54 daily crimes that occur in Forest Heights.
  • Forest Heights is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Heights you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Heights has increased by 23%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 520
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Heights is 1 in 42

Year Over Year Crime In Forest Heights (per 100,000 people)

Forest Heights police department

ItemForest HeightsMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)75,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.33.3
There are a total of 7 Forest Heights police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% less than the Maryland average and 13.7% 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
Occoquan, VA947000
Mason Neck, VA2,13734292326
Somerset, MD1,21566321387
Kensington, MD2,11166321387
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Cabin John, MD1,95874358432
Brookmont, MD3,81090435525
Forest Heights, MD2,5491922,1942,386

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rio Grande, NJ2,549115725840
Tobaccoville, NC2,5491481,0881,235
Meadow Oaks, FL2,5492231,3921,615
Cambridge Springs, PA2,55079119198
Paia, HI2,5481161,1271,244
Forest Heights, MD2,5491922,1942,386
Source: The Forest Heights, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.