Denton, MD Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
143
Total Crimes
3,188.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.14%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Denton, MD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Denton is 3,188.4 per 100,000 people. That's 24.14% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 27.44% higher 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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Denton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Denton
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 143 3,188.4 2,501.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 8.1 5.0
Robbery 2 44.6 160.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 8 178.4 267.0 246.8
Violent Crime 11 245.3 468.7 368.9
Burglary 14 312.2 312.6 376.0
Larceny 113 2,519.5 1,519.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 5 111.5 200.9 228.9
Property Crime 132 2,943.1 2,033.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Denton

11
Violent Crimes
245.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-33.52%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 407.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Denton each year. That compares to a 1 in 213.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Denton is 245.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.52% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -47.67% lower than the Maryland violent crime rate of 468.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Denton

132
Property Crimes
2,943.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
33.81%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Denton each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Denton is 2,943.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 33.81% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 44.75% higher than the Maryland property crime rate of 2,033.3 per 100,000 people.

Denton 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 Denton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Easton, MD 16,550 436 2,634.4 2,416.9 217.5
Seaford, DE 7,876 484 6,145.3 5,332.7 812.6
Harrington, DE 3,659 146 3,990.2 2,869.6 1,120.5
Bridgeville, DE 2,368 37 1,562.5 1,393.6 168.9
Greensboro, MD 1,882 33 1,753.5 1,487.8 265.7
Ridgely, MD 1,638 21 1,282.1 1,221.0 61.1
Felton, DE 1,414 28 1,980.2 1,768.0 212.2
Greenwood, DE 1,116 20 1,792.1 1,433.7 358.4
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