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Crime Report for Pocomoke City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Pocomoke City, is 0.7 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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Pocomoke City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Pocomoke City, has a violent crime rate of 801 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

Pocomoke City 801
MD 1161
National 676

Pocomoke City, is in the 77% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 89% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 77% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Pocomoke City, or said another way, 23% of cities in have crime rates higher than Pocomoke City.


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Crime Pocomoke City MD Nation
Violent Crime Total 801.2 1161.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 22.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 77.5 21.3 31.1
Robbery Rate 232.6 452.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 491.1 665.2 315
Property Crime Total 6177.3 4549.4 3726.9
Burglary 801.2 1027.4 812.3
Larceny Theft 5169.3 2892.3 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 206.8 629.7 382.3
Arson 51.7 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.


Pocomoke City, has a property crime rate of 6177.3 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

Pocomoke City 6177.3
MD 4549.4
National 3727



Pocomoke City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 89
National Percentile Rank - 93