Reported Annual Crime In New Bedford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Bedford/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,330 (estimate)2,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Bedford/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.94.9
Rapen/an/an/a30.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a77.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a280.7237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)625 (estimate)391373
Burglaryn/an/an/a322.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a118.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,705 (estimate)1,6912,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Bedford is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.12 daily crimes that occur in New Bedford.
  • New Bedford is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Bedford you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Bedford has decreased by 30%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Bedford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Bedford is 1 in 160
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Bedford is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Bedford is 1 in 31

Year Over Year Crime In New Bedford (per 100,000 people)

New Bedford police department

ItemNew BedfordMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29611,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.23.3
There are a total of 296 New Bedford police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.1% greater than the Massachusetts average and 5.6% 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
Marion Center, MA1,17666283349
Pocasset, MA2,932146631777
Woods Hole, MA953158683841
Onset, MA1,068165712877
Mattapoisett Center, MA3,199165715880
New Bedford, MA94,8736252,7053,330

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mission Viejo, CA95,246881,1101,197
Renton, WA95,4793005,7946,094
Brockton, MA94,2679912,2603,251
South Gate, CA95,5155803,3873,967
Greeley, CO95,6774552,6243,079
New Bedford, MA94,8736252,7053,330
Source: The New Bedford, 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.