Reported Annual Crime In Northborough

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime149n/a (estimate)9861,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthborough/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape0n/a0.031.240.4
Robbery2n/a13.278.8102.8
Assault1n/a6.6265.0248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)20377386
Burglary20n/a132.4281.8468.9
Theft123n/a814.11,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a19.9118.3236.9
Property crime146n/a (estimate)9661,5612,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Northborough, MA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Northborough, MA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Northborough, MA is 49% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Massachusetts, and when compared with the national average, is 65% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Northborough, MA has 95% lower than violent crime rate than Massachusetts average, while remaining 95% lower than the national average. In property crime, Northborough, MA is 38% lower than the average of Massachusetts and is 61% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cordaville, MA2,55064266330
Upton, MA3,31926362388
Hopkinton, MA2,50912377389
Hopedale, MA3,85867387455
Clinton, MA7,48858406464
West Concord, MA7,085155640795
South Lancaster, MA1,812159658817
Northborough, MA6,61320966986

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northborough is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.7 daily crimes that occur in Northborough.
  • Northborough is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Northborough you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northborough has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Northborough (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Northborough, MA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Massachusetts. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Northborough, MA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Massachusetts state wide, are 1.97 times less than the state average and 2.88 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Northborough, MA on a daily bases are 18.98 times less than than Massachusetts average and 19.46 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Northborough, MA are 1.62 times less than the daily state average and 2.54 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Northborough (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Northborough, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Northborough, MA has been ranked safer than 86% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Northborough, MA is safer than 88% 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 Northborough, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Northborough, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northborough

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northborough is 1 in 5037
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northborough is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northborough is 1 in 102
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Northborough, MA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Northborough, MA, you have a 1 in 5037 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 104. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Northborough, MA is 1 in 102.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Northborough, MA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Northborough, MA has decreased by 85%, while the property crime rate in Northborough, MA has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Northborough, MA has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Northborough police department

ItemNorthboroughMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2411,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.23.3
There are a total of 24 Northborough police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% less than the Massachusetts average and 48.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hapeville, GA6,61186610,38711,252
Folcroft, PA6,6153291,8152,144
Bridgeport, MI6,6154942,0582,552
Madison Park, NJ6,6162321,4601,692
Barnesville, GA6,6175453,2983,842
Northborough, MA6,61320966986
Source: The Northborough, 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.