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


City-Data.com crime index in Bladensburg, MD compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bladensburg, MD

The 2019 crime rate in Bladensburg, MD is 384 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Bladensburg crime rate rose by 16% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Bladensburg has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bladensburg, MD is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bladensburg:

384.4
Edmonston:

123.4
Colmar Manor:

212.5
Cottage City:

136.5
North Brentwood:

282.4
Brentwood:

206.9
Cheverly:

188.4
Riverdale Park:

222.0
Hyattsville:

435.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bladensburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(37.8)
1
(12.7)
2
(26.1)
1
(13.2)
1
(12.9)
2
(21.7)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.3)
4
(41.1)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.5)
1
(13.0)
2
(26.5)
2
(25.9)
6
(65.0)
3
(32.2)
2
(21.3)
4
(42.1)
2
(20.6)
11
(113.0)
3
(31.0)
4
(42.0)
3
(31.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
60
(755.7)
60
(764.4)
64
(833.7)
48
(635.2)
44
(569.1)
40
(433.1)
47
(504.2)
43
(458.4)
35
(368.5)
27
(278.8)
33
(339.0)
30
(309.8)
13
(136.6)
18
(190.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(566.8)
43
(547.8)
35
(455.9)
38
(502.8)
46
(594.9)
51
(552.2)
41
(439.8)
49
(522.3)
45
(473.8)
51
(526.5)
49
(503.3)
42
(433.7)
39
(409.7)
35
(369.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
96
(1,209)
99
(1,261)
106
(1,381)
101
(1,337)
123
(1,591)
100
(1,083)
106
(1,137)
106
(1,130)
57
(600.1)
51
(526.5)
48
(493.1)
38
(392.4)
46
(483.3)
17
(179.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
312
(3,929)
314
(4,001)
312
(4,064)
262
(3,467)
271
(3,505)
234
(2,534)
266
(2,853)
230
(2,452)
222
(2,337)
220
(2,271)
203
(2,085)
211
(2,179)
233
(2,448)
221
(2,332)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
198
(2,494)
179
(2,281)
166
(2,162)
123
(1,628)
127
(1,643)
110
(1,191)
97
(1,041)
71
(756.8)
82
(863.3)
62
(640.1)
47
(482.8)
66
(681.6)
51
(535.8)
70
(738.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index877.1815.5836.0701.2719.2608.1584.9518.1464.6405.0531.5394.3331.2384.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 3 registered sex offenders living in Bladensburg, Maryland as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bladensburg is 3,205 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Bladensburg:

374.6
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Bladensburg:

315.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bladensburg:

423.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bladensburg:

616.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bladensburg:

443.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bladensburg:

484.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bladensburg:

533.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bladensburg:

547.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bladensburg:

601.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bladensburg:

633.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bladensburg:

621.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bladensburg:

709.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bladensburg:

707.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bladensburg:

762.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bladensburg:

1,177.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bladensburg:

583.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bladensburg:

590.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bladensburg:

420.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Bladensburg:

263.3
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Bladensburg:

299.4
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Bladensburg:

289.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bladensburg:

275.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bladensburg:

314.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bladensburg:

366.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bladensburg:

462.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bladensburg:

526.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bladensburg:

521.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bladensburg:

739.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bladensburg:

684.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bladensburg:

803.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bladensburg:

794.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bladensburg:

812.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bladensburg:

1,084.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bladensburg:

750.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bladensburg:

957.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bladensburg:

758.0
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 35 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Maryland average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Maryland average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Maryland average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 26 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Maryland average:

2.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Maryland average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Maryland average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Maryland average:

3.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Maryland average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Maryland average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Maryland average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Maryland average:

2.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Maryland average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Maryland average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 22 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Maryland average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 25 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 25 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Maryland average:

2.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bladensburg, MD
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 20710, 20781, 20784.