Reported Annual Crime In Potomac

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,176 (estimate)2,7232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a9.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a27.941.7
Robberyn/an/an/a185.198.0
Assaultn/an/an/a278.2248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)216 (estimate)500383
Burglaryn/an/an/a388.4430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a224.2237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)960 (estimate)2,2222,362

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The Potomac crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Potomac 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 Potomac crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Potomac is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.22 daily crimes that occur in Potomac.
  • Potomac is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Potomac you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Potomac has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Potomac (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Potomac

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Potomac is 1 in 463
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Potomac is 1 in 105
The chance of being a victim of crime in Potomac is 1 in 86

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

Potomac police department

ItemPotomacMarylandNational
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
Ravensworth, VA2,17538324361
Somerset, MD1,21570312382
Garrett Park, MD1,05870312382
Cabin John, MD1,95870312382
Kensington, MD2,11178349427
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94878349427
Derwood, MD2,01281360441
Potomac, MD45,8822169601,176

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elmhurst, IL45,742731,1851,257
Kannapolis, NC45,6851722,0102,182
Beavercreek, OH46,086822,3862,467
Lincoln, CA45,675921,2671,359
Wylie, TX45,65594871966
Potomac, MD45,8822169601,176
Source: The Potomac, 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.
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