Reported Annual Crime In Norwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwood/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime331n/a (estimate)1,1352,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwood/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape6n/a20.630.538.6
Robbery4n/a13.777.8101.9
Assault11n/a37.7280.7237.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)72391373
Burglary66n/a226.2322.2491.4
Theft217n/a743.81,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft27n/a92.6118.8220.2
Property crime310n/a (estimate)1,0631,6912,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Norwood, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Norwood, 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 Norwood, MA crime rate is 45% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 60% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Norwood, MA has a violent crime rate that is 82% lower than the Massachusetts average and 81% lower than the national average. For property crime, Norwood, MA is 37% lower than the Massachusetts average and 57% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norwood is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.11 daily crimes that occur in Norwood.
  • Norwood is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norwood you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norwood has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Norwood (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Norwood, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Norwood, MA the total number of daily crimes is 1.83 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.52 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Norwood, MA are 5.43 times less than the Massachusetts average and 5.18 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Norwood, MA has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.34 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Norwood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Massachusetts and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Norwood, MA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Norwood, MA has been ranked safer than 78% of other cities in the state of Massachusetts. In addition, Norwood, MA is safer than 81% 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 Norwood, MA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Norwood, MA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norwood is 1 in 1390
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwood is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwood is 1 in 89
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Norwood, MA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Norwood, MA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1390. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 95 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Norwood, MA is 1 in 89.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Norwood, MA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Norwood, MA has decreased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Norwood, MA has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Norwood, MA has decreased by 6% year to year.

Norwood police department

ItemNorwoodMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6811,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.23.3
There are a total of 68 Norwood police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.6% greater than the Massachusetts average and 28.4% 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
Franklin Town, MA32,39312335347
Sharon, MA6,0100416416
Belmont, MA25,17331592623
Needham, MA29,54030620649
Norwood, MA28,844721,0631,135

Cities with similar population

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Henderson, KY28,8403082,6482,956
Wellesley, MA28,85837697734
Bay Shore, NY28,8834111,7362,147
Sanford, NC28,7984393,4803,919
Atascadero, CA28,7923071,6201,927
Norwood, MA28,844721,0631,135
Source: The Norwood, 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.