Reported Annual Crime In Kensington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)432 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKensington/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a171.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a263.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)74 (estimate)472386
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a196.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)358 (estimate)2,2852,451
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The Kensington crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Kensington 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 Kensington crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kensington is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.18 daily crimes that occur in Kensington.
  • Kensington is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kensington you have a 1 in 232 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kensington has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Kensington (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kensington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kensington is 1 in 1351
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kensington is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kensington is 1 in 232

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

Kensington police department

ItemKensingtonMarylandNational
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
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, MD1,21566321387
Cabin John, MD1,95866321387
Garrett Park, MD1,05866321387
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Derwood, MD2,01277370447
Fulton, MD3,09790435525
Brookmont, MD3,81090435525
Kensington, MD2,11174358432

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stratford, TX2,111240192432
East McKeesport, PA2,1111729461,118
Oyster Bay Cove, NY2,11259243301
Lumberton, MS2,1121501,4861,637
Merrimac, VA2,1101251,0631,188
Kensington, MD2,11174358432
Source: The Kensington, 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.