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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 83%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiva/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)415 (estimate)2,0102,346
Murdern/an/an/a9.16.5
Rapen/an/an/a28.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a118.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a243.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)83 (estimate)400388
Burglaryn/an/an/a252.0314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,184.91,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.9246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)332 (estimate)1,6101,958

Key findings

  • Riva crime rates are 82% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Riva are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Riva you have a 1 in 242 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Riva is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Riva has decreased by 16%

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      Daily Crime In Riva (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riva

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riva is 1 in 1212
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riva is 1 in 302
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riva is 1 in 242

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

      Riva police department

      ItemRivaMarylandNational
      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
      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

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      Crownsville, MD1,78456226282
      Herald Harbor, MD2,62063253315
      Queensland, MD2,01088352440
      Gambrills, MD2,61389360450
      Croom, MD2,645108433541
      Arden on the Severn, MD2,615127509636
      Woodmore, MD4,205148596744
      Riva, MD3,89183332415

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Florence, CO3,891228709936
      Senoia, GA3,88923758781
      Maytown, PA3,8931928101,002
      Weaverville, NC3,8861234,3794,502
      Belleville, MI3,8962068751,081
      Riva, MD3,89183332415
      Source: The Riva, 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.