Reported Annual Crime In Frederick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFrederick/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,766n/a (estimate)2,4922,7232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFrederick/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.49.05.3
Rape28n/a39.527.941.7
Robbery87n/a122.8185.198.0
Assault352n/a496.8278.2248.9
Violent crime468n/a (estimate)660500383
Burglary148n/a208.9388.4430.4
Theft1,107n/a1,562.21,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theft43n/a60.7224.2237.4
Property crime1,298n/a (estimate)1,8322,2222,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Frederick, MD is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 8% lower than the average of crimes committed in Maryland. It is also 9% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Frederick, MD shows a crime rate that is 32% higher than the Maryland average. The crime rate is also 72% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Frederick, MD is shown to be 18% lower than the Maryland average and 22% lower than the national average.

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The Frederick crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Frederick as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Frederick crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Frederick is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.83 daily crimes that occur in Frederick.
  • Frederick is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Frederick you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Frederick has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Frederick (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Frederick, MD per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maryland and on a national scale. In Frederick, MD the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.09 times less than the Maryland average and 1.10 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Frederick, MD is 1.32 times more than the Maryland average and 1.72 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Frederick, MD has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.21 times less than the Maryland average and 1.29 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Frederick (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Frederick, MD area in comparison to other Maryland communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Frederick, MD being safer than 33% of cities in Maryland and 25% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Maryland cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Frederick, MD. In conclusion, Frederick, MD now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Frederick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Frederick is 1 in 152
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Frederick is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Frederick is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Frederick, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Frederick, MD you have a 1 in 152 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Frederick, MD.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Frederick, MD is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Frederick, MD has increased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Frederick, MD has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Frederick, MD has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Frederick police department

ItemFrederickMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1755,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.33.3
There are a total of 175 Frederick police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.5% less than the Maryland average and 19.4% 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
Lovettsville, VA2,09667581649
Buckeystown, MD1,075126558683
Adamstown, MD2,521140620759
New Market, MD1,133146649795
Boonsboro, MD3,45857738795
Point of Rocks, MD1,607154685839
Myersville, MD1,789160713874
Frederick, MD68,2296601,8322,492

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Vernon, NY68,2176381,8892,527
St. Charles, MO68,3412262,5292,755
Waterloo, IA68,3575032,8403,342
Dothan, AL68,0668453,9704,815
Jacksonville, NC68,4043242,9143,238
Frederick, MD68,2296601,8322,492
Source: The Frederick, 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.
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