Reported Annual Crime In Oakland

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 peopleOakland/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime68n/a (estimate)3,7182,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOakland/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.15.0
Rape0n/a0.032.842.6
Robbery0n/a0.0160.886.2
Assault4n/a218.7267.0246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)219469381
Burglary7n/a382.7312.6376.0
Theft55n/a3,007.11,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a109.3200.9228.9
Property crime64n/a (estimate)3,4992,0332,200

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oakland is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.19 daily crimes that occur in Oakland.
  • Oakland is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oakland you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oakland has increased by 132%.

Compare Oakland, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Oakland (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Oakland (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oakland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oakland is 1 in 458
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oakland is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oakland is 1 in 27

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

Oakland police department

ItemOaklandMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.03.33.3
There are a total of 2 Oakland police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.1% less than the Maryland average and 68.3% 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
Kingwood, WV2,951107550657
Terra Alta, WV1,598136697833
Mountain Lake Park, MD2,2982681,1621,430
Aurora, WV1582991,5331,832
Bayard, WV3053571,8272,184
Elk Garden, WV1543791,9422,321
Rowlesburg, WV5783841,9662,350
Oakland, MD2,0082193,4993,718

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spencer, WV2,008150768918
Combine, TX2,0081498601,009
Laurium, MI2,007208520728
Newtown, CT2,00921435457
Thorsby, AL2,0072917761,067
Oakland, MD2,0082193,4993,718
Source: The Oakland, 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.
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