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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 81%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean Pines/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime66n/a (estimate)5392,5022,580
Murder0n/a0.08.15.0
Rape2n/a16.332.842.6
Robbery1n/a8.2160.886.2
Assault11n/a89.8267.0246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)114469381
Burglary12n/a98.0312.6376.0
Theft39n/a318.51,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a8.2200.9228.9
Property crime52n/a (estimate)4252,0332,200

Key findings

  • Ocean Pines crime rates are 79% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ocean Pines are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Ocean Pines you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ocean Pines is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ocean Pines has decreased by 36%

Ocean Pines crime map

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The Ocean Pines crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ocean Pines as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ocean Pines crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ocean Pines (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ocean Pines, per 100,000 residents. In Ocean Pines, the total number of daily crimes is 4.64 times less than the Maryland average and 4.79 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ocean Pines are 4.10 times less than the Maryland average and 3.33 times less than the national average. For property crime, Ocean Pines has a daily crime rate that is 4.79 times less than the Maryland average and 5.18 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Ocean Pines (higher is better)

      Is Ocean Pines safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Maryland as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Ocean Pines to other cities in the state and across the country, Ocean Pines is 84% safer than other cities of Maryland and 81% safer than other cities in the nation. Ocean Pines has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ocean Pines

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ocean Pines is 1 in 875
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean Pines is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean Pines is 1 in 186
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ocean Pines? In Ocean Pines, MD you have a 1 in 875 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 236 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ocean Pines.

      Year Over Year Crime In Ocean Pines (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Ocean Pines is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Ocean Pines violent crime rates have decreased by 33%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 36% year over year. Total crimes for Ocean Pines has decreased by 36% in the same time frame.

      Ocean Pines police department

      ItemOcean PinesMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)195,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.33.3
      There are a total of 19 Ocean Pines police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.3% less than the Maryland average and 51% 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
      Millville, DE1,611138756894
      Fenwick Island, DE3981719391,110
      Ocean View, DE2,087931,1181,212
      Pittsville, MD1,3352441,0601,304
      South Bethany, DE42401,3491,349
      Snow Hill, MD2,20801,4681,468
      Berlin, MD4,538431,4811,524
      Ocean Pines, MD11,676114425539

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Hills, OR11,6781701,7171,886
      South Lyon, MI11,672102339441
      El Campo, TX11,6853662,0492,414
      Red Oak, TX11,6631682,5662,734
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410
      Ocean Pines, MD11,676114425539
      Source: The Ocean Pines, 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.