Reported Annual Crime In Melwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelwood/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,348 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelwood/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)231 (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)1,118 (estimate)2,2852,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melwood is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.69 daily crimes that occur in Melwood.
  • Melwood is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melwood you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melwood has increased by 30%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melwood is 1 in 434
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melwood is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melwood is 1 in 75

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

Melwood police department

ItemMelwoodMarylandNational
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
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Brentwood, MD3,144155404559
Riva, MD3,89197471569
Queensland, MD2,010103500603
Owings, MD2,615112542654
Belle Haven, VA6,70571605675
Melwood, MD3,2392311,1181,348

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ripley, WV3,23931553584
Mauriceville, TX3,2392541,6131,867
Denmark, SC3,2385804,4595,040
Strathmore, CA3,2403391,9452,284
Weaverville, CA3,2412831,6261,909
Melwood, MD3,2392311,1181,348
Source: The Melwood, 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.