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Compared to Baltimore, Elkton is a small town, but a lot more dangerous. Almost 230 violent crimes were reported in the city of 15,770. In comparison, 265 offenses were reported in Hagerstown, which has 40,781 people. There were a lot more in Baltimore – 8,346 – but its population is 40-times bigger than Elkton– 623,513 people.