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Harford County, MD | Crime Rates

Harford is a county located in MD, and has a population of 208,755. This region is policed by HARFORD COUNTY.

Harford County has an overall crime rate of 1,731 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Harford County is 1 in 58 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Harford County for the previous 2 years was 2,007 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Harford County has been decreasing 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) Harford USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,731 4,506
Murder Rate 2.1 6
Robbery Rate 41 148
Rape Rate 14 30
Assault Rate 586 644
Burglary Rate 266 726
Forced Entry Rate 129 417
Larceny Rate 755 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 66 362

Policing Statistics

Harford USA
Overall Clearance 87% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 71% 38%
Robbery Clearance 88% 23%
Burglary Clearance 45% 12%
Larceny Clearance 54% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 48% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Harford County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Harford County. 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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