Reported Annual Crime In Marlborough

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarlborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime721n/a (estimate)1,8071,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMarlborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape15n/a37.631.240.4
Robbery8n/a20.178.8102.8
Assault137n/a343.4265.0248.5
Violent crime160n/a (estimate)401377386
Burglary85n/a213.0281.8468.9
Theft453n/a1,135.41,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft23n/a57.6118.3236.9
Property crime561n/a (estimate)1,4061,5612,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Marlborough, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Marlborough, MA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Marlborough, MA crime rate is 7% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 36% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Marlborough, MA has a violent crime rate that is 6% higher than the Massachusetts average and 4% higher than the national average. For property crime, Marlborough, MA is 10% lower than the Massachusetts average and 43% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cordaville, MA2,84764266330
Upton, MA2,99826362388
Hopkinton, MA2,79412377389
Clinton, MA7,23258406464
Wellesley, MA28,90945547592
Cochituate, MA6,940123508630
Dover, MA2,45333599632
Marlborough, MA39,5454011,4061,807

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Marlborough is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.95 daily crimes that occur in Marlborough.
  • Marlborough is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Marlborough you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Marlborough has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Marlborough (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Marlborough, MA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Massachusetts and on a national level. In Marlborough, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.57 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Marlborough, MA is 1.06 times more than the Massachusetts average and 1.04 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Marlborough, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.74 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Marlborough (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Marlborough, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Marlborough, MA has been ranked safer than 21% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Marlborough, MA is safer than 35% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Massachusetts and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Marlborough, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Marlborough, MA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Marlborough

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Marlborough is 1 in 250
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Marlborough is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of crime in Marlborough is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Marlborough, MA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Marlborough, MA you have a 1 in 250 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 72 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Marlborough, MA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Marlborough, 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 Marlborough, MA has increased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Marlborough, MA has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Marlborough, MA has increased by 2% year to year.

Marlborough police department

ItemMarlboroughMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7511,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.23.3
There are a total of 75 Marlborough police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.3% less than the Massachusetts average and 41.2% 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.

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Duncanville, TX39,5995073,1173,623
Lancaster, OH39,4833534,5704,923
Clovis, NM39,4615616,0046,565
Hilton Head Island, SC39,6512171,4011,618
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Marlborough, MA39,5454011,4061,807
Source: The Marlborough, MA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.