Reported Annual Crime In Fall River

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFall River/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,779n/a (estimate)3,1332,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFall River/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.31.94.9
Rape60n/a67.630.538.6
Robbery175n/a197.377.8101.9
Assault775n/a873.6280.7237.8
Violent crime1,012n/a (estimate)1,141391373
Burglary440n/a496.0322.2491.4
Theft1,148n/a1,294.11,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft179n/a201.8118.8220.2
Property crime1,767n/a (estimate)1,9921,6912,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fall River, MA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 50% higher than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 10% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fall River, MA shows a crime rate that is 192% higher than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 206% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fall River, MA is shown to be 18% higher than the Massachusetts average and 20% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fall River is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.58 daily crimes that occur in Fall River.
  • Fall River is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fall River you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fall River has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Fall River (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fall River, MA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Massachusetts and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fall River, MA are 1.50 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.10 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fall River, MA are 2.92 times more than than Massachusetts and 3.06 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fall River, MA are 1.18 times more than than Massachusetts and 1.25 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fall River (higher is better)

How safe is Fall River, MA compared to other cities in Massachusetts and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Fall River, MA is safer than 5% of the cities in Massachusetts and 6% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Massachusetts and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Fall River, MA. Overall, Fall River, MA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fall River

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fall River is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fall River is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fall River is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fall River, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fall River, MA you have a 1 in 88 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fall River, MA.

Year Over Year Crime In Fall River (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Fall River, MA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Fall River, MA has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Fall River, MA has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Fall River, MA has decreased by 14% year to year.

Fall River police department

ItemFall RiverMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)26311,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.23.3
There are a total of 263 Fall River police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36% greater than the Massachusetts average and 10.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Massachusetts

StateTotal offendersMassachusetts /100KNational /100K
Massachusetts3,87661222
There are a total of 3,876 sex offenders in Massachusetts. This yields a total of 61 sex offenders in Massachusetts per 100,000 residents which is 73% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Lakeville, MA2,409171741912
North Seekonk, MA2,660181782963
Ocean Grove, MA2,6741938361,029
Acushnet Center, MA2,7861978511,047
Tiverton, RI7,3001261,2011,327
Fall River, MA88,7561,1411,9923,133

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Germantown, MD88,7175092,5783,087
Waukegan, IL88,6714342,7183,152
Longmont, CO88,5473763,0963,472
League City, TX88,979911,8181,909
Plantation, FL88,4862943,4173,711
Fall River, MA88,7561,1411,9923,133
Source: The Fall River, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.