real estate
Professionals

  Home     |   Agents    |    Markets    |    Definitions    |    Questions    |    Schools    |    Crime    |    Loans    |    Articles






Crime Report for La Plata,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for La Plata, is 1.9 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.

See 2004 Crime Reports for MD

Learn more about our rating system.
La Plata Crime Rating
(higher ratings are better)



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


La Plata, has a violent crime rate of 461 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

La Plata 461
MD 1161
National 676

La Plata, is in the 51% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 76% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 51% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than La Plata, or said another way, 49% of cities in have crime rates higher than La Plata.


  Review crime rate data for La Plata,

Crime La Plata MD Nation
Violent Crime Total 461.5 1161.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 22.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 21.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 153.8 452.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 307.7 665.2 315
Property Crime Total 2604.1 4549.4 3726.9
Burglary 307.7 1027.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 2142.6 2892.3 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 153.8 629.7 382.3
Arson 22.0 51.1 23.3


Best/Worst crime areas in

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


La Plata, has a property crime rate of 2604.1 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

La Plata 2604.1
MD 4549.4
National 3727



La Plata Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 35
National Percentile Rank - 54