Reported Annual Crime In Riverdale Park

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverdale Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime219n/a (estimate)2,9882,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverdale Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.15.0
Rape0n/a0.032.842.6
Robbery13n/a177.4160.886.2
Assault32n/a436.6267.0246.8
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)614469381
Burglary10n/a136.4312.6376.0
Theft129n/a1,759.91,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft35n/a477.5200.9228.9
Property crime174n/a (estimate)2,3742,0332,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Riverdale Park, MD is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 19% higher than the average of crimes committed in Maryland. It is also 16% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Riverdale Park, MD shows a crime rate that is 31% higher than the Maryland average. The crime rate is also 61% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Riverdale Park, MD is shown to be 17% higher than the Maryland average and 8% higher than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverdale Park is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.19 daily crimes that occur in Riverdale Park.
  • Riverdale Park is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Riverdale Park you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Riverdale Park has increased by 9%.

Compare Riverdale Park, MD Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Riverdale Park (per 100,000 people)

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Riverdale Park, MD on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maryland. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Riverdale Park, MD (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maryland state wide, are 1.19 times more than the state average and 1.16 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Riverdale Park, MD on a daily bases are 1.31 times more than than Maryland average and 1.61 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Riverdale Park, MD are 1.17 times more than the daily state average and 1.08 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Riverdale Park (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Riverdale Park, MD in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Maryland as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Riverdale Park, MD to other cities in the state and across the country, Riverdale Park, MD is 29% safer than other cities of Maryland and 20% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Maryland cities and all around the United States, Riverdale Park, MD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Riverdale Park, MD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverdale Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverdale Park is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverdale Park is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverdale Park is 1 in 34
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Riverdale Park, MD? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Riverdale Park, MD, then there is a 1 in 163 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 43. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Riverdale Park, MD.

      Year Over Year Crime In Riverdale Park (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Riverdale Park, MD is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Riverdale Park, MD has decreased by 21% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Riverdale Park, MD has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

      Riverdale Park police department

      ItemRiverdale ParkMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)285,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.03.33.3
      There are a total of 28 Riverdale Park police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.5% greater than the Maryland average and 21.5% greater 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
      Garrett Park, MD1,05866285351
      Somerset, MD1,21566285351
      Cabin John, MD1,95866285351
      Kensington, MD2,11174319392
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874319392
      Derwood, MD2,01276330406
      Brookmont, MD3,81089387477
      Riverdale Park, MD7,2216142,3742,988

      Cities with similar population

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      Rockland, ME7,220562,0502,106
      Delafield, WI7,218401,2651,305
      Oroville East, CA7,2184982,6493,147
      Delphos, OH7,216432,0712,114
      Bel Aire, KS7,214991,9282,027
      Riverdale Park, MD7,2216142,3742,988
      Source: The Riverdale Park, 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.