It’s natural to wonder which cities in your state are the most dangerous, especially if you’re considering moving in the near future. We’ve pulled the data from
Neighborhood Scout’s Maryland crime rates to bring you the 10 most dangerous towns in Maryland.
It's no surprise that Baltimore ranks as the number one most dangerous city. The chances of being a victim of a violent crime are 1 in 70.
2) Ocean City
Summer brings a higher crime rate to Ocean City each year. The chances of being the victim of a violent crime are 1 in 79.
Elkton has the same violent crime rate as Ocean City, 1 in 79.
4) Pocomoke City
In Pocomoke City, 1 in 83 persons on average are a victim of a violent crime each year.
Salisbury's odds of being a victim of a violent crime are 1 in 89, which spike during the summer.
The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Bladensburg is 1 in 95, but crimes per square mile annually is a whopping 510, which beats Baltimore's 495 per square mile.
Suitland's victim rate is tied with Bladensburg's at 1 in 95.
Chances of being a victim of a violent crime in Cambridge are 1 in 103.
9) Princess Anne
Odds of being a violent crime victim in Princess Anne are 1 in 109.
Hyattsville's violent crime statistic is significantly lower than the rest of the list. However, their annual crimes per square mile is 447, the third highest on the list.
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