Baltimore, MD Criminal and Public Records

Looking for crime records & arrest stats for Baltimore, MD? BeenVerified is here to help.

We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Baltimore, Baltimore city and Maryland. Our statistics also include comparisons of Baltimore's crime rate to Maryland's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Baltimore has a population of 621,849 while Maryland has a population of 6,006,401.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Baltimore, MD, there were 9,542 reported major violent crimes and 30,941 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Baltimore is agg. assault, with 4,598 reported. This represented 48.19% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 17,658 reported.

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Baltimore Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (12th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (14th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 30th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (96th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (58th per 100k)
  • Rape: 38th (964th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 14th (351st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 7th (20th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 21st (673rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (382nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 26th (1,429th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 13th (79th per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (419th per 100k)

In Baltimore city (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 621,849
  • Households: 242,268
  • Median Income: $42,241.00
  • Land Area: 80.944 miles2
  • Water Area: 11.107 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST
  • ZIP Codes: 21201 • 21202 • 21203 • 21205 • 21206 • 21207 • 21208 • 21209 • 21210 • 21211 • 21212 • 21213 • 21214 • 21215 • 21216 • 21217 • 21218 • 21222 • 21223 • 21224 • 21225 • 21226 • 21227 • 21229 • 21230 • 21231 • 21234 • 21235 • 21236 • 21237 • 21239 • 21241 • 21250 • 21251 • 21252 • 21263 • 21264 • 21265 • 21270 • 21273 • 21274 • 21275 • 21278 • 21279 • 21280 • 21281 • 21282 • 21283 • 21284 • 21285 • 21287 • 21288 • 21289 • 21290 • 21297 • 21298

Baltimore, MD Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 211 344
Rape 245 287
Agg. Assault 4213 4598
Robbery 3677 4313
Burglary 6926 7757
Vehicle Thefts 4486 5526
Arson 213 260

Violent Crimes in Baltimore, MD in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 344
Rape 287
Aggravated Assault 4598
Robbery 4313

Property Crimes in Baltimore, MD in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 7757
Larceny 17658
Motor Vehicle Theft 5526
Arson 260

Arson in Baltimore, MD

Year Arson
2006 428
2007 407
2008 430
2009 347
2010 321
2011 307
2012 242
2013 277
2014 213
2015 260

Vehicle Thefts in Baltimore, MD

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 6262
2007 5816
2008 5508
2009 4624
2010 4409
2011 4199
2012 3982
2013 4452
2014 4486
2015 5526

Maryland Criminal Statistics:


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Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26661 27462
Murder 365 516
Rape 2763 2850
Agg. Assault 15133 15417
Robbery 9544 9863
Property Crimes 149859 139048
Burglary 28012 25678
Larceny 108745 100219
Vehicle Thefts 13102 13151
Arson 0 0

Arson in the state of Maryland

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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