Reported Annual Crime In Potomac

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,191 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePotomac/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)204 (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)987 (estimate)2,2852,451

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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 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.26 daily crimes that occur in Potomac.
  • Potomac is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Potomac you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Potomac has decreased by 1%.

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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 491
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Potomac is 1 in 102
The chance of being a victim of crime in Potomac is 1 in 84

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, VA2,17539336375
Garrett Park, MD1,05866321387
Cabin John, MD1,95866321387
Somerset, MD1,21566321387
Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874358432
Kensington, MD2,11174358432
Derwood, MD2,01277370447
Potomac, MD45,8822049871,191

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elmhurst, IL45,742561,1571,213
Kannapolis, NC45,6852521,9972,249
Beavercreek, OH46,086692,2912,360
Lincoln, CA45,675611,1461,207
Wylie, TX45,655105860965
Potomac, MD45,8822049871,191
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.