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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 96%
Property crime 72%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOcean Pines/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime67n/a (estimate)5722,0102,346
Murder0n/a0.09.16.5
Rape0n/a0.028.638.4
Robbery0n/a0.0118.573.9
Assault2n/a17.1243.7279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)17400388
Burglary11n/a93.9252.0314.2
Theft53n/a452.61,184.91,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a8.5172.9246.0
Property crime65n/a (estimate)5551,6101,958

Key findings

  • Ocean Pines crime rates are 76% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ocean Pines are 96% lower than the national average
  • In Ocean Pines you have a 1 in 175 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ocean Pines is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ocean Pines has decreased by 12%

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 3.51 times less than the Maryland average and 4.10 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ocean Pines are 23.41 times less than the Maryland average and 22.71 times less than the national average. For property crime, Ocean Pines has a daily crime rate that is 2.90 times less than the Maryland average and 3.53 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 89% safer than other cities of Maryland and 86% 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 5856
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ocean Pines is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ocean Pines is 1 in 175
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ocean Pines? In Ocean Pines, MD you have a 1 in 5856 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 181 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 175 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 74%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Ocean Pines has decreased by 12% 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
      Frankford, DE840100199299
      Millville, DE1,611140638778
      Ocean View, DE2,08790717807
      Pittsville, MD1,3352088391,048
      Dagsboro, DE9313188481,166
      Snow Hill, MD2,2082469361,183
      West Ocean City, MD4,1992501,0071,257
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67617555572

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Hills, OR11,6781731,5771,751
      South Lyon, MI11,672109362471
      El Campo, TX11,6855123,0983,610
      Red Oak, TX11,6631591,7971,956
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661791,9652,044
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67617555572
      Source: The Ocean Pines, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.