Reported Annual Crime In Malden

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalden/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,166n/a (estimate)1,9052,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalden/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.61.94.9
Rape10n/a16.330.538.6
Robbery55n/a89.977.8101.9
Assault171n/a279.4280.7237.8
Violent crime237n/a (estimate)387391373
Burglary140n/a228.7322.2491.4
Theft687n/a1,122.31,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft102n/a166.6118.8220.2
Property crime929n/a (estimate)1,5181,6912,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Malden, 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 8% lower than the average of crimes committed in Massachusetts. It is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Malden, MA shows a crime rate that is 1% lower than the Massachusetts average. The crime rate is also 4% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Malden, MA is shown to be 10% lower than the Massachusetts average and 39% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Malden is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.22 daily crimes that occur in Malden.
  • Malden is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Malden you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Malden has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Malden (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Malden, MA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national scale. In Malden, MA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.09 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.50 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Malden, MA is 1.01 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.04 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Malden, MA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.64 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Malden (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Malden, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Malden, MA safer than 27% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 35% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Massachusetts, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Malden, MA. At this time, Malden, MA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malden

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malden is 1 in 259
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malden is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Malden is 1 in 53
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Malden, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Malden, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 259. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 66 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Malden, MA is 1 in 53.

Year Over Year Crime In Malden (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Malden, MA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Malden, MA has increased by 8% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 17% year over year. Total crimes for Malden, MA has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

Malden police department

ItemMaldenMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11411,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 114 Malden police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% less than the Massachusetts average and 42.4% 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
Dover, MA2,2490269269
Topsfield, MA2,98364277341
Lexington, MA32,30657448504
Essex, MA1,73397418514
Reading, MA25,17623525549
Malden, MA60,3093871,5181,905

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springfield, OH60,2165946,1856,779
Bristol, CT60,5561292,0102,139
West Allis, WI60,5953933,9704,362
Meriden, CT60,6163282,3942,722
Bowling Green, KY60,6603554,9525,307
Malden, MA60,3093871,5181,905
Source: The Malden, 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.