Reported Annual Crime In Sharon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSharon/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime76n/a (estimate)4181,9382,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSharon/100k peopleMassachusetts/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape2n/a11.031.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.078.8102.8
Assault12n/a65.9265.0248.5
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)77377386
Burglary16n/a87.9281.8468.9
Theft43n/a236.31,161.01,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a16.5118.3236.9
Property crime62n/a (estimate)3411,5612,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sharon, MA. The total number of reported crimes in Sharon, 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 Sharon, MA crime rate is 78% lower than the Massachusetts average and is 85% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sharon, MA has a violent crime rate that is 80% lower than the Massachusetts average and 80% lower than the national average. For property crime, Sharon, MA is 78% lower than the Massachusetts average and 86% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Franklin Town, MA32,8733295298
Wellesley, MA28,90945547592
Needham, MA30,16720576595
Cochituate, MA6,940123508630
Dover, MA2,45333599632
Medfield, MA6,575137568705
Newton, MA88,31752720772
Sharon, MA5,84177341418

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sharon is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.14 daily crimes that occur in Sharon.
  • Sharon is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sharon you have a 1 in 240 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sharon has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Sharon (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sharon, MA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Massachusetts as well as national figures. In Sharon, MA the total number of daily crimes is 4.64 times less than the Massachusetts average and 6.79 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sharon, MA are 4.90 times less than the Massachusetts average and 5.02 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sharon, MA has a daily crime rate that is 4.58 times less than the Massachusetts average and 7.19 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sharon (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sharon, MA compared to every other city in Massachusetts as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sharon, MA ranks safer than 86% of every city located within Massachusetts along with 88% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Massachusetts and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sharon, MA. As a result, Sharon, MA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sharon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sharon is 1 in 1300
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sharon is 1 in 294
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sharon is 1 in 240
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sharon, MA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sharon, MA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1300. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 294 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 Sharon, MA is 1 in 240.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sharon, 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 Sharon, MA has not changed, while the property crime rate in Sharon, MA has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sharon, MA has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sharon police department

ItemSharonMassachusettsNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4011,659558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.23.3
There are a total of 40 Sharon police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.8% greater than the Massachusetts average and 31.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kingston, TN5,8413261,6491,975
Fruit Heights, UT5,8401281,5511,679
Aptos, CA5,8421851,0621,248
Naples Manor, FL5,8395203,2503,770
Richmond, MI5,8442721,5641,836
Sharon, MA5,84177341418
Source: The Sharon, 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.