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Crime rate in Baltimore, Maryland (MD): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


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Crime rates in Baltimore by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
253
(37.7)
270
(41.9)
276
(43.5)
269
(42.0)
276
(43.3)
282
(45.2)
234
(36.9)
238
(37.3)
223
(34.8)
196
(31.3)
218
(34.9)
233
(37.4)
211
(33.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
178
(26.5)
204
(31.6)
182
(28.7)
162
(25.3)
138
(21.6)
146
(23.4)
137
(21.6)
158
(24.7)
265
(41.4)
341
(54.4)
315
(50.4)
298
(47.9)
245
(39.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4,714
(702.5)
4,339
(673.2)
4,050
(638.5)
3,910
(609.9)
4,229
(663.3)
3,895
(624.0)
4,026
(634.5)
3,707
(580.3)
3,336
(521.3)
3,457
(551.5)
3,605
(576.4)
3,734
(599.7)
3,677
(589.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8,644
(1,288.2)
6,370
(988.3)
7,159
(1,128.7)
6,907
(1,077.4)
6,173
(968.2)
5,859
(938.6)
5,683
(895.6)
5,561
(870.6)
5,492
(858.2)
4,891
(780.3)
4,651
(743.6)
4,460
(716.3)
4,213
(675.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8,759
(1,305.3)
7,789
(1,208.4)
7,981
(1,258.3)
7,338
(1,144.6)
7,608
(1,193.3)
7,381
(1,182.4)
7,832
(1,234.3)
7,798
(1,220.8)
7,573
(1,183.4)
8,615
(1,374.3)
7,770
(1,242.3)
7,391
(1,187.0)
6,926
(1,110.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26,716
(3,981.4)
22,824
(3,541.1)
21,366
(3,368.5)
19,691
(3,071.5)
18,451
(2,894.0)
16,742
(2,682.0)
17,230
(2,715.3)
16,741
(2,620.9)
16,298
(2,546.8)
17,010
(2,713.6)
17,397
(2,781.4)
18,946
(3,042.7)
18,008
(2,888.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6,556
(977.0)
6,857
(1,063.8)
6,712
(1,058.2)
6,212
(969.0)
6,262
(982.2)
5,816
(931.7)
5,508
(868.0)
4,624
(723.9)
4,409
(689.0)
4,199
(669.9)
3,982
(636.6)
4,452
(715.0)
4,486
(719.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
344
(51.3)
485
(75.2)
430
(67.8)
422
(65.8)
428
(67.1)
407
(65.2)
430
(67.8)
347
(54.3)
321
(50.2)
307
(49.0)
242
(38.7)
277
(44.5)
213
(34.2)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)908.2833.3848.2795.7786.9760.6736.6701.9681.5696.9691.7709.5672.7

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Baltimore, Maryland as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Baltimore to the number of sex offenders is 69,038 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Baltimore, MD is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Baltimore:

672.7
Violent crime rate in 2014
Baltimore:

751.6
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Baltimore:

793.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Baltimore:

792.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Baltimore:

795.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Baltimore:

813.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Baltimore:

838.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Baltimore:

874.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Baltimore:

909.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Baltimore:

938.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Baltimore:

968.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Baltimore:

1,015.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Baltimore:

961.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Baltimore:

1,115.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Baltimore:

482.1
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Baltimore:

504.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Baltimore:

490.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Baltimore:

519.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Baltimore:

474.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Baltimore:

491.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Baltimore:

521.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Baltimore:

518.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Baltimore:

539.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Baltimore:

536.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Baltimore:

588.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Baltimore:

587.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Baltimore:

616.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3,156 (2,779 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
Maryland average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3,220 (2,829 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
Maryland average:

2.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3,342 (2,962 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.74
Maryland average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3,470 (2,931 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
Maryland average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3,503 (2,960 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
Maryland average:

2.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 3,586 (3,013 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
Maryland average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3,678 (2,998 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
Maryland average:

2.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 3,684 (2,963 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.75
Maryland average:

2.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3,712 (2,974 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.64
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 3,663 (3,034 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.74
Maryland average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 3,676 (3,161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.93
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 3,789 (3,275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.10
Maryland average:

2.77


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Baltimore

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