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Crime Report for Hancock,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Hancock, is 1.4 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Hancock Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hancock, has a violent crime rate of 747 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 1161 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hancock 747
MD 1161
National 676

Hancock, is in the 73% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 87% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 73% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Hancock, or said another way, 27% of cities in have crime rates higher than Hancock.


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Crime Hancock MD Nation
Violent Crime Total 746.7 1161.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 22.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 21.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 57.4 452.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 689.3 665.2 315
Property Crime Total 2412.4 4549.4 3726.9
Burglary 402.1 1027.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 1952.9 2892.3 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 57.4 629.7 382.3
Arson 0.0 51.1 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hancock, has a property crime rate of 2412.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 4549.4 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hancock 2412.4
MD 4549.4
National 3727



Hancock Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 32
National Percentile Rank - 50