Reported Annual Crime In Hagerstown

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 peopleHagerstown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,307n/a (estimate)3,2362,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHagerstown/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a12.48.15.0
Rape27n/a66.932.842.6
Robbery102n/a252.6160.886.2
Assault121n/a299.6267.0246.8
Violent crime255n/a (estimate)631469381
Burglary242n/a599.2312.6376.0
Theft709n/a1,755.71,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft101n/a250.1200.9228.9
Property crime1,052n/a (estimate)2,6052,0332,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hagerstown, MD. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hagerstown, MD, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Hagerstown, MD is 29% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Maryland, and when compared with the national average, is 25% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Hagerstown, MD has 35% higher than violent crime rate than Maryland average, while remaining 66% higher than the national average. In property crime, Hagerstown, MD is 28% higher than the average of Maryland and is 18% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hagerstown is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.87 daily crimes that occur in Hagerstown.
  • Hagerstown is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hagerstown you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hagerstown has decreased by 12%.

Compare Hagerstown, MD Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Hagerstown (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hagerstown, MD per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maryland and on a national scale. In Hagerstown, MD the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.29 times more than the Maryland average and 1.25 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Hagerstown, MD is 1.35 times more than the Maryland average and 1.66 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Hagerstown, MD has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.28 times more than the Maryland average and 1.18 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Hagerstown (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Hagerstown, MD compared to every other city in Maryland as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Hagerstown, MD ranks safer than 21% of every city located within Maryland along with 15% 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 Hagerstown, MD. As a result, Hagerstown, MD is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hagerstown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hagerstown is 1 in 159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hagerstown is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hagerstown is 1 in 31
      Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Hagerstown, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hagerstown, MD you have a 1 in 159 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 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hagerstown, MD.

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

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hagerstown, 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 Hagerstown, MD has increased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Hagerstown, MD has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hagerstown, MD has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Hagerstown police department

      ItemHagerstownMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1035,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.33.3
      There are a total of 103 Hagerstown police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.3% less than the Maryland average and 21.3% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Falling Waters, WV1,22463323386
      Shepherdstown, WV1,578114341455
      Smithsburg, MD2,99967504571
      Boonsboro, MD3,4580588588
      Pen Mar, PA1,131107522629
      Mercersburg, PA1,493116563678
      Wayne Heights, PA2,545121590712
      Hagerstown, MD40,3256312,6053,236

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holyoke, MA40,2809664,0525,019
      Hickory, NC40,2743934,6295,022
      La Puente, CA40,3844011,2401,641
      Carol Stream, IL40,228821,0271,109
      Marana, AZ40,221712,3172,388
      Hagerstown, MD40,3256312,6053,236
      Source: The Hagerstown, 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.