Reported Annual Crime In University 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 peopleUniversity Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)8992,5022,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Park/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.15.0
Rape0n/a0.032.842.6
Robbery4n/a149.8160.886.2
Assault1n/a37.5267.0246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)187469381
Burglary5n/a187.3312.6376.0
Theft12n/a449.41,519.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a74.9200.9228.9
Property crime19n/a (estimate)7122,0332,200

University Park crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in University Park is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.46 daily crimes that occur in University Park.
  • University Park is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In University Park you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in University Park has decreased by 46%.

Compare University Park, MD Crime To Other Cities

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

      How Safe is University Park (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Park is 1 in 534
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Park is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University Park is 1 in 112

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

      University Park police department

      ItemUniversity ParkMarylandNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,343558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.33.3
      There are a total of 9 University Park police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4% greater than the Maryland average and 6.7% 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.

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      Ravensworth, VA2,17536301337
      Somerset, MD1,21566285351
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      Cabin John, MD1,95866285351
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,94874319392
      Kensington, MD2,11174319392
      Derwood, MD2,01276330406
      University Park, MD2,635187712899

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huntsville, AR2,6352771,4831,760
      Haw River, NC2,6341991,3121,511
      Madison, NE2,63485510595
      High Bridge, WA2,63454515569
      Fairview, OK2,6362291,0291,258
      University Park, MD2,635187712899
      Source: The University 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.