Reported Annual Crime In Towson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,762 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTowson/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)473 (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)2,289 (estimate)2,2852,451
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The Towson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Towson 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 Towson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Towson is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.57 daily crimes that occur in Towson.
  • Towson is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Towson you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Towson has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Towson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Towson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Towson is 1 in 212
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Towson is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Towson is 1 in 37

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

Towson police department

ItemTowsonMarylandNational
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
Hampstead, MD6,35231738770
Hampton, MD4,8301818741,055
Pleasant Hills, MD3,5571858961,081
Jarrettsville, MD3,3551899121,101
Kingsville, MD4,4292121,0271,239
Ellicott City, MD70,7802411,1671,408
Mays Chapel, MD11,8112891,4001,689
Towson, MD58,1894732,2892,762

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Eastvale, CA58,2171182,1112,229
Novi, MI58,233541,1121,166
Kokomo, IN58,0757613,0353,796
Bartlett, TN58,3183211,6231,944
Port Charlotte, FL58,0015933,7084,301
Towson, MD58,1894732,2892,762
Source: The Towson, 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.