Capitol Heights, MD Crime Statistics For 2020

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-03-08
70
Total Crimes
1,526.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.58%
Below National Average

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 1,526.1 per 100,000 people. That's -40.58% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -39.00% lower than the Maryland total crime rate of 2,501.9 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
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
7
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 70 1,526.1 2,501.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 8.1 5.0
Robbery 6 130.8 160.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 12 261.6 267.0 246.8
Violent Crime 19 414.2 468.7 368.9
Burglary 14 305.2 312.6 376.0
Larceny 21 457.8 1,519.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 16 348.8 200.9 228.9
Property Crime 51 1,111.8 2,033.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Capitol Heights

19
Violent Crimes
414.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
12.28%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 241.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Capitol Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 213.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Capitol Heights is 414.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 12.28% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -11.62% lower than the Maryland violent crime rate of 468.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Capitol Heights

51
Property Crimes
1,111.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-49.45%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 89.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Capitol Heights each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Capitol Heights is 1,111.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -49.45% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -45.32% lower than the Maryland property crime rate of 2,033.3 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 4,857 180 3,706.0 2,697.1 1,008.9
Fairmount Heights, MD 1,545 45 2,912.6 2,524.3 388.3
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