Reported Annual Crime In Oxford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime209n/a (estimate)1,5042,0822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOxford/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.94.9
Rape3n/a21.630.538.6
Robbery8n/a57.677.8101.9
Assault32n/a230.3280.7237.8
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)309391373
Burglary23n/a165.5322.2491.4
Theft134n/a964.41,249.71,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a64.8118.8220.2
Property crime166n/a (estimate)1,1951,6912,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Oxford, MA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Oxford, MA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Oxford, MA averages 28% lower than the rest of Massachusetts while the rate of crime on a national scale is 47% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Oxford, MA is 21% lower than the average rate of crime in Massachusetts and 17% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 29% lower than the remainder of the state of Massachusetts and 52% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Oxford, MA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oxford is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.12 daily crimes that occur in Oxford.
  • Oxford is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oxford you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oxford has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Oxford (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Oxford, MA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Massachusetts as well as those across America as a whole. The Oxford, MA total amount of daily offenses is 1.38 times less than the Massachusetts average and 1.90 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Oxford, MA is 1.26 times less than the Massachusetts average, and it is 1.20 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Oxford, MA has a daily crime figure that is 1.42 times less than the Massachusetts average and 2.08 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Oxford (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Oxford, MA compared to other areas of Massachusetts, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Oxford, MA safer than 38% when compared to other Massachusetts cities, and 45% 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 Oxford, MA. At this time, Oxford, MA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oxford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oxford is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oxford is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oxford is 1 in 67
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Oxford, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Oxford, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 324. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 84 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 Oxford, MA is 1 in 67.

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

Determining whether Oxford, 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. Oxford, MA has increased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 25% year over year. Total crimes for Oxford, MA has decreased by 19% in the same time frame.

Oxford police department

ItemOxfordMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2511,659556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 25 Oxford police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.4% less than the Massachusetts average and 44.9% 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
Upton, MA3,31978465543
East Brookfield, MA1,31291548640
Chepachet, RI1,51083650733
Harrisville, RI1,96585669754
South Woodstock, CT1,15090750840
Oxford, MA6,5253091,1951,504

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Old Greenwich, CT6,52071589660
Seneca Falls, NY6,5334501,9002,350
Cottage Grove, WI6,53374742816
Blakely, PA6,5341081,5031,612
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX6,53456670726
Oxford, MA6,5253091,1951,504
Source: The Oxford, 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.