Baltimore, MD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
36,849
Total Crimes
6,169.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
162.99%
Above National Average
70 out of 75
In Maryland
8,670 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Baltimore, MD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Baltimore is 6,169.9 per 100,000 people. That's 162.99% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 207.01% higher than the Maryland total crime rate of 2,009.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Baltimore SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
4

How Does Baltimore Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Baltimore
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 36,849 6,169.9 2,009.7 2,346.0
Murder 348 58.3 9.1 6.5
Robbery 4,856 813.1 118.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 5,573 933.1 243.7 279.7
Violent Crime 11,101 1,858.7 399.9 387.8
Burglary 5,414 906.5 252.0 314.2
Larceny 16,395 2,745.1 1,184.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 3,939 659.5 172.9 246.0
Property Crime 25,748 4,311.2 1,609.8 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Baltimore

11,101.0
Violent Crimes
1,858.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
379.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Baltimore each year. That compares to a 1 in 250.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Baltimore is 1,858.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 379.30% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 364.84% higher than the Maryland violent crime rate of 399.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Baltimore

25,748.0
Property Crimes
4,311.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
120.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Baltimore each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Baltimore is 4,311.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 120.16% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 167.81% higher than the Maryland property crime rate of 1,609.8 per 100,000 people.

Baltimore Crime Compared To Maryland Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Maryland.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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