Salisbury, MD Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
1,820
Total Crimes
5,484.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
113.55%
Above National Average
Salisbury Crime Compared To MD Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Maryland.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Salisbury, MD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Salisbury is 5,484.7 per 100,000 people. That's 113.55% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 119.22% 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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Salisbury SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Salisbury
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,820 5,484.7 2,501.9 2,568.4
Murder 3 9.0 8.1 5.0
Robbery 74 223.0 160.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 174 524.4 267.0 246.8
Violent Crime 272 819.7 468.7 368.9
Burglary 195 587.7 312.6 376.0
Larceny 1,312 3,953.8 1,519.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 41 123.6 200.9 228.9
Property Crime 1,548 4,665.0 2,033.3 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Salisbury

272
Violent Crimes
819.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
122.20%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 122.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Salisbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 213.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Salisbury is 819.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 122.20% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 74.90% higher than the Maryland violent crime rate of 468.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Salisbury

1,548
Property Crimes
4,665.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
112.10%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 21.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Salisbury each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Salisbury is 4,665.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 112.10% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 129.44% higher than the Maryland property crime rate of 2,033.3 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Salisbury

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
Ocean Pines, MD 12,244 66 539.0 424.7 114.3
Fruitland, MD 5,349 279 5,215.9 4,860.7 355.2
Delmar, MD 3,227 75 2,324.1 1,983.3 340.9
Lewes, DE 3,134 72 2,297.4 2,074.0 223.4
Ocean View, DE 2,146 26 1,211.6 1,118.4 93.2
Delmar, DE 1,810 58 3,204.4 2,872.9 331.5
Rehoboth Beach, DE 1,522 155 10,184.0 9,592.6 591.3
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