Reported Annual Crime In Greenbelt

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 peopleGreenbelt/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime919n/a (estimate)3,8132,7232,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenbelt/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a16.69.05.3
Rape9n/a37.327.941.7
Robbery79n/a327.8185.198.0
Assault52n/a215.8278.2248.9
Violent crime144n/a (estimate)598500394
Burglary98n/a406.7388.4430.4
Theft610n/a2,531.21,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theft67n/a278.0224.2237.4
Property crime775n/a (estimate)3,2162,2222,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Greenbelt, MD is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Greenbelt, MD. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Greenbelt, MD averages 40% higher than the rest of Maryland while the rate of crime on a national scale is 38% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Greenbelt, MD is 19% higher than the average rate of crime in Maryland and 52% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 45% higher than the remainder of the state of Maryland and 36% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Greenbelt, MD area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenbelt is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.45 daily crimes that occur in Greenbelt.
  • Greenbelt is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenbelt you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenbelt has increased by 8%.

Compare Greenbelt, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Greenbelt (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Greenbelt, MD per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maryland and on a national scale. In Greenbelt, MD the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.40 times more than the Maryland average and 1.38 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Greenbelt, MD is 1.19 times more than the Maryland average and 1.52 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Greenbelt, MD has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.45 times more than the Maryland average and 1.36 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Greenbelt (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Greenbelt, MD in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Maryland as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Greenbelt, MD to other cities in the state and across the country, Greenbelt, MD is 21% safer than other cities of Maryland and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Maryland cities and all around the United States, Greenbelt, MD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Greenbelt, MD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenbelt

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenbelt is 1 in 168
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenbelt is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenbelt is 1 in 27
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Greenbelt, MD? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Greenbelt, MD, then there is a 1 in 168 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 27 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Greenbelt, MD.

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

Determining whether Greenbelt, MD is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Greenbelt, MD has increased by 34% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Greenbelt, MD has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

Greenbelt police department

ItemGreenbeltMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)685,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.33.3
There are a total of 68 Greenbelt police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.3% less than the Maryland average and 11% 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
Somerset, MD1,21570312382
Garrett Park, MD1,05870312382
Cabin John, MD1,95870312382
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94878349427
Kensington, MD2,11178349427
Derwood, MD2,01281360441
Brookmont, MD3,81095423518
Greenbelt, MD23,6235983,2163,813

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairfax, VA23,62087753840
Marshall, TX23,6516663,8534,520
Palm Springs, FL23,5925644,1404,704
North Laurel, MD23,5904752,1092,584
Mequon, WI23,66345816862
Greenbelt, MD23,6235983,2163,813
Source: The Greenbelt, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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