La Plata, MD Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
363
Total Crimes
3,805.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.67%
Above National Average
62 out of 76
In Maryland
8,595 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in La Plata, MD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in La Plata is 3,805.8 per 100,000 people. That's 53.67% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 58.29% higher 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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La Plata SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

How Does La Plata Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
La Plata
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 363 3,805.8 2,404.3 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.0 5.0
Robbery 9 94.4 152.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 38 398.4 261.3 250.2
Violent Crime 47 492.8 454.1 366.7
Burglary 20 209.7 278.9 340.5
Larceny 285 2,988.0 1,485.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 115.3 186.2 219.9
Property Crime 316 3,313.1 1,950.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In La Plata

47.0
Violent Crimes
492.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
34.38%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 202.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in La Plata each year. That compares to a 1 in 220.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in La Plata is 492.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.38% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 8.50% higher than the Maryland violent crime rate of 454.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In La Plata

316.0
Property Crimes
3,313.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
57.02%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in La Plata each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in La Plata is 3,313.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 57.02% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 69.89% higher than the Maryland property crime rate of 1,950.2 per 100,000 people.

La Plata 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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