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


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

Crime rate in Elkton, MD

The 2019 crime rate in Elkton, MD is 560 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Elkton crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Elkton has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Elkton, MD is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Elkton:

559.6
Newark:

175.3
North East:

195.4
Middletown:

145.8
Delaware City:

284.7
Perryville:

154.4
Newport:

260.2
Rising Sun:

79.0
New Castle:

263.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Elkton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.6)
2
(12.8)
2
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(13.8)
2
(13.1)
7
(46.0)
7
(46.0)
16
(105.7)
14
(89.8)
11
(70.1)
11
(70.4)
11
(69.8)
13
(81.6)
13
(82.1)
7
(44.3)
11
(70.1)
11
(70.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
50
(344.7)
62
(407.1)
71
(466.2)
90
(592.0)
100
(660.3)
76
(487.5)
48
(306.1)
40
(255.9)
56
(355.1)
46
(288.6)
37
(233.6)
46
(291.2)
56
(357.1)
39
(249.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
108
(744.5)
150
(985.0)
208
(1,366)
273
(1,796)
224
(1,479)
175
(1,123)
134
(854.5)
143
(915.0)
162
(1,027)
138
(865.7)
109
(688.3)
130
(823.1)
132
(841.8)
101
(644.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
181
(1,248)
279
(1,832)
279
(1,832)
250
(1,645)
240
(1,585)
226
(1,450)
234
(1,492)
186
(1,190)
165
(1,046)
184
(1,154)
144
(909.3)
187
(1,184)
160
(1,020)
109
(696.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
656
(4,522)
730
(4,794)
804
(5,280)
942
(6,197)
867
(5,725)
979
(6,280)
1,000
(6,377)
828
(5,298)
969
(6,145)
937
(5,878)
900
(5,683)
741
(4,692)
777
(4,955)
877
(5,600)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(517.0)
86
(564.7)
98
(643.6)
78
(513.1)
65
(429.2)
36
(230.9)
31
(197.7)
28
(179.2)
26
(164.9)
48
(301.1)
46
(290.5)
49
(310.2)
52
(331.6)
53
(338.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(48.3)
10
(65.7)
16
(105.1)
7
(46.0)
12
(79.2)
7
(44.9)
12
(76.5)
4
(25.6)
8
(50.7)
10
(62.7)
14
(88.4)
20
(126.6)
4
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index600.5708.0853.9990.8965.9839.4719.7625.6700.0740.3587.6595.5627.8559.6

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 139 registered sex offenders living in Elkton, Maryland as of April 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkton is 114 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Elkton:

517.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Elkton:

669.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Elkton:

614.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Elkton:

543.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Elkton:

734.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Elkton:

760.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Elkton:

655.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Elkton:

676.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Elkton:

920.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Elkton:

1,188.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Elkton:

1,253.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Elkton:

975.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Elkton:

722.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Elkton:

586.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Elkton:

486.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Elkton:

343.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Elkton:

428.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Elkton:

451.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Elkton:

469.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Elkton:

501.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Elkton:

517.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Elkton:

509.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Elkton:

569.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Elkton:

541.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Elkton:

529.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Elkton:

647.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Elkton:

638.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Elkton:

667.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Elkton:

715.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Elkton:

727.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Elkton:

690.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Elkton:

553.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Elkton:

552.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Elkton:

459.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Elkton:

464.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Elkton:

468.2
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: 46 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Maryland average:

2.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Maryland average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Maryland average:

2.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 45 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Maryland average:

2.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 43 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Maryland average:

2.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 42 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Maryland average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 46 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Maryland average:

3.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Maryland average:

2.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 46 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Maryland average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 46 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Maryland average:

2.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 47 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Maryland average:

2.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 46 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Maryland average:

2.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 40 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Maryland average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 44 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 41 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Maryland average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Maryland average:

2.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 38 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Maryland average:

2.77

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

Zip codes: 21921.