Reported Annual Crime In Sykesville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSykesville/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime64n/a (estimate)1,6242,7232,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSykesville/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.09.05.3
Rape0n/a0.027.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.0185.198.0
Assault31n/a786.8278.2248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)787500383
Burglary20n/a507.6388.4430.4
Theft11n/a279.21,609.71,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a50.8224.2237.4
Property crime33n/a (estimate)8382,2222,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sykesville, MD is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Sykesville, MD. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Sykesville, MD averages 40% lower than the rest of Maryland while the rate of crime on a national scale is 41% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sykesville, MD is 57% higher than the average rate of crime in Maryland and 105% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 62% lower than the remainder of the state of Maryland and 65% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sykesville, MD area.
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The Sykesville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sykesville 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 Sykesville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sykesville is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.45 daily crimes that occur in Sykesville.
  • Sykesville is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sykesville you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sykesville has increased by 76%.

Compare Sykesville, MD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sykesville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sykesville, 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 Sykesville, MD (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maryland state wide, are 1.68 times less than the state average and 1.69 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Sykesville, MD on a daily bases are 1.57 times more than than Maryland average and 2.05 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sykesville, MD are 2.65 times less than the daily state average and 2.82 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Sykesville (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sykesville, MD compared to every other city in Maryland as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sykesville, MD ranks safer than 19% of every city located within Maryland along with 13% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Maryland and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sykesville, MD. As a result, Sykesville, MD is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sykesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sykesville is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sykesville is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sykesville is 1 in 62
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Sykesville, MD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sykesville, MD you have a 1 in 128 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 120 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sykesville, MD.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sykesville, MD is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sykesville, MD has not changed, while the property crime rate in Sykesville, MD has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sykesville, MD has increased by 76% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sykesville police department

ItemSykesvilleMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.33.3
There are a total of 8 Sykesville police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.5% less than the Maryland average and 45.1% less than the National average.

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
Highland, MD9502028981,100
Brookeville, MD1612028981,100
New Windsor, MD1,2872169581,173
Laytonsville, MD3482531,1231,376
Ellicott City, MD70,7802561,1361,391
Mount Airy, MD9,3763861,7142,100
Ilchester, MD26,6743981,7692,167
Sykesville, MD3,9407878381,624

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hickory Creek, TX3,9391361,7681,903
Chattanooga Valley, GA3,9422071,6601,867
Austin, IN3,9382671,6151,882
Puhi, HI3,9421421,6021,744
North Wildwood, NJ3,9433374,3834,720
Sykesville, MD3,9407878381,624
Source: The Sykesville, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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