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BALTIMORE, MD | Crime Rates

BALTIMORE is a region located in MD, and has a population of 626,848. This region is policed by BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPT.

BALTIMORE has an overall crime rate of 7,718 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in BALTIMORE is 1 in 13 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for BALTIMORE for the previous 2 years was 7,507 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for BALTIMORE has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) BALTIMORE USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 7,718 4,506
Murder Rate 31.1 6
Robbery Rate 551 148
Rape Rate 54 30
Assault Rate 2,323 644
Burglary Rate 1,374 726
Forced Entry Rate 1,119 417
Larceny Rate 2,714 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 670 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 100% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 100% 38%
Robbery Clearance 100% 23%
Burglary Clearance 79% 12%
Larceny Clearance 61% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 44% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 2275 sex offender(s) in BALTIMORE.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 363 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in BALTIMORE. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Maryland see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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