Capitol Heights, MD Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
79
Total Crimes
1,735.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.91%
Below National Average
28 out of 76
In Maryland
5,513 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Capitol Heights, MD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Capitol Heights is 1,735.9 per 100,000 people. That's -29.91% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -27.80% lower than the Maryland total crime rate of 2,404.3 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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Capitol Heights SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
3

How Does Capitol Heights Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Capitol Heights
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 79 1,735.9 2,404.3 2,476.7
Murder 1 22.0 9.0 5.0
Robbery 10 219.7 152.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 153.8 261.3 250.2
Violent Crime 19 417.5 454.1 366.7
Burglary 7 153.8 278.9 340.5
Larceny 37 813.0 1,485.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 351.6 186.2 219.9
Property Crime 60 1,318.4 1,950.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Capitol Heights

19.0
Violent Crimes
417.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
13.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 239.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Capitol Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 220.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Capitol Heights is 417.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 13.85% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -8.07% lower than the Maryland violent crime rate of 454.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Capitol Heights

60.0
Property Crimes
1,318.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-37.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Capitol Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Capitol Heights is 1,318.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -37.51% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -32.40% lower than the Maryland property crime rate of 1,950.2 per 100,000 people.

Capitol Heights Crime Compared To Maryland Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Capitol Heights

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Seat Pleasant, MD 4,803 140 2,914.8 2,165.3 749.5
Fairmount Heights, MD 1,533 52 3,392.0 2,739.7 652.3
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